Google Algorithm Update: Google Will Soon Warn You When Search Results Are Unreliable.
Google will now warn you when a news subject is rapidly evolving; Feature Aimed At Breaking News
Google recently started checking its search results to provide more reliable information to its users. However, once news goes viral, it is difficult to verify which information is correct and which is not, with so many outlets covering the same story.
This makes it difficult for Google💻 to access which source is trustworthy or consistent. That’s why the search engine giant will now start warning you if your search results can’t guarantee reliable information. It will also explain that the topic you are looking for is new and that Google’s algorithms take time to select reliable information
However, note that the current information bracket is hidden under the “about this result” option, which is hard to find. But once this new update is implemented, Google will show this option outdoors to make it more visible to the user.
This should help significantly reduce misinformation 🚫 on the internet given the number of people using Google every day
First time I've seen this response from Google Search. Positive step to communicating that something is newsy/breaking (my search was for a breaking culture war story), and highlighting that facts are not all known or consensus on what happened is still being formed. pic.twitter.com/kdv4OAHRlw
— Renee DiResta (@noUpside) June 23, 2021
Social media giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram already introduced their fact-checking algorithms last year to combat misinformation 🚫 related to COVID-19. These features eventually grew to address all kinds of misinformation on platforms.
With the right mindset and the right information, anything can be accomplished. If you’d like to add more to this article, share your thoughts below in the comments section.