The One Query Google Instant Can’t Handle

Author: Gab Goldenberg

Trying out Google instant, I saw a particular query on which Google blanked. Notice the size of the below screenshot.

Google Instant Sucks

Yeah, Google ain’t got nothing. (And I got double negatives and great grammar.)

p.s. Wonder how many searches (percentage wise) come from browser search bar, where Google Instant doesn’t apply.

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  1. But it seems to function like that for most 'obscenities' too - and isn't dependent on the 'google instant' before it... presumably it's to prevent embarrassing results from weird mistypes... I hate to think!

    Comment by Luke - September 13, 2010 @ 1:00pm
  2. Same result for "adult diapers" - NOT that I was Googling adult diapers - just playing with Google instant to see what worked and what didn't. And I'm a big "use Google in the search bar" kinda guy. Or I use my iGoogle which isn't impacted by Google instant either.

    Comment by david mcbee - September 14, 2010 @ 10:03am
  3. Of course you weren't googling that David ... and certainly not in the past 48 hours from your home office with the double-locking door after your wife was asleep ;). Hehe just kidding

    Comment by Gabriel Goldenberg - September 14, 2010 @ 1:39pm
  4. That makes a lot of sense - thanks for pointing that out, Luke!

    Comment by Gabriel Goldenberg - September 14, 2010 @ 1:44pm
  5. Also, ditto the search bar point!

    Comment by Gabriel Goldenberg - September 14, 2010 @ 1:44pm
  6. (0). to force google to get out of your way entirely , disable java and javascript only for google site (0p3ra + [F12] ) (1). set your homepage & search page to or (2). to MAKE google pay attention make your homepage & search page = they will not be able to ignore it !

    Comment by WAP-Tek - November 24, 2010 @ 8:20am

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