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There is no practical reason for them to serve up the least relevant results. There may well be millions of results, but Google also knows that there is no way a human could look a them all since people tend to give up or try a different search after the first page or two. So they cut corners to make things faster. On page 37 you'll see this at the bottom: ...


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Google does a lot of testing, but that doesn't mean they've tested this issue. The use case that was described in the original post was "I use the images function on a regular basis.", so frequently that the text was no longer read, only the position of where the link is located. But location changes and causes the issue. This breaks the usability rule of ...


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They arrange the items depending on what you search for. I.E. searching for 'Tax' is likely to return many News results, so that is shown alongside 'web': Searching for 'Mexico Flag' is likely to return lots of images, so they set 'Images' as the next tab: Whereas searching for 'Bristol' (A city in England) returns 'maps' as the next tab: ...



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