Google Search Tweak Alters 35% of Searches, Focuses on Newer Results Google has altered its algorithm to be able to determine when you want fresh, new results–and to give them to you

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Thirty-five percent of searches will now look a lot different–and focus on fresher search results–thanks to a change in Google’s algorithm.

Google says it wants to be able to figure out if you’re looking for recent material, such as the latest news in the Presidential race, or current happenings in the Occupy Wall Street protests. When topics a trending on the Web, newer results will get ranked higher.

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