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Hashtags Come to Google Search Results

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The Google+ integration of hashtags is getting a nice updates with Google search. Google+ introduced hashtags on posts back in May, where users can click on the hashtags and get to other related posts on Google+ with the same hashtag.

Google is now gone a step further by allowing those same hashtags to be used when searching in Google. Simply type in “#keyword” for the hashtags you want to search:

The search results aren’t just limited to things of been shared on Google+. It also includes things such as Tumblr, some Twitter (as seen on the #Emmys search screenshot […]

Google Changes Search Protocol, Google Hummingbird Launches Secretly

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Google quietly made a huge change to its core search technology in the past month, one that affects about 90 percent of searches worldwide. Calling it Hummingbird, the technological update of Google search is designed to handle more complex queries.

Calling it the culmination of 15 years of work, the news was revealed by Amit Singhal, Google’s senior VP, one day before Google officially celebrates its 15th birthday. He spoke at a special press event today in the garage that Susan Wojcicki rented to Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they started Google in Menlo Park, California,

“Our algorithm […]