The Web is huge

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According to Google, well, according to anyone, the Web is huge. Except that Google know exactly how huge it is. You see, the have just released a post with some interesting metrics: apparently they have a trillion URLs in their database. Apparently they don’t index them all, some are considered spam, some are considered infinite (like the next button on a calendar), but they still claim to index the greatest number of pages; more than any other search engine.

Techcrunch have a pretty interesting post in response to this where they claim that this is all about to change. Not sure if Arlington is just messing with people, but it will be interesting to see what this is all about ..

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