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86% of Search Engine Users Learn Something New or Important

04.02.12

Pew Research recently reported that amazingly 86% of search engine users “learned something new or important that really helped them or increased their knowledge.” In the same report Pew also stated that:

91% of search engine users say they always or most of the time find the information they are seeking when they use search engines

Interesting enough however, only “73% of search engine users say that most or all the information they find as they use search engines is accurate and trustworthy.” So what does this say?

However invasion of privacy of search engine information is critical and:

...73% of search users say they would NOT BE OKAY with a search engine keeping track of your searches and using that information to personalize your future search results...

 

Do you agree with the results of this Pew Report?

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