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Social Engineering or Better Search

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Social Engineering or Better Search

Google has changed their search algorithm to cut down on spammers, but some are complaining that Google has modified their recipe searches in a manner that’s bad for food. Google recently modified their search so that users can search for recipes by ingredient, cooking time, and calories. The New York Times Cooking columnist, Amanda Hesser, says in a post on Tech Crunch that Google’s new algorithm favors SEO over good food and finds inaccurate recipes and will freeze out some of the best recipes that doesn’t have that meta data available. Google has 1 billion searches for recipes every month. And this new search algorithm will favor those who will lie in their recipes to boost search results. Read more.

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