A Beginners Guide to How Search Engines Work

Big Bang Business's Beginners Guide to How Search Engines Work

Ever wondered how web sites get into Search EnginesLike Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc, in the first place?

Search Engines use a computer programme called a crawler (or a spider, robot or 'bot). It lives on the Search Engine's own serversa physical computer dedicated to running one or more services, to serve the needs of programs running on other computers on the same network - in this case the internet. Its only job is to crawl around the Web and save everything it finds.

Social networking sites account for a quarter of all web time

Facebook is the second most popular website on the planet - and also in Cyprus!

Wow - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and all the others are now accounting for 110 billion minutes of web users' time every month.

Internet users have doubled the time they spend on social networking pages in the past year, according to new research from the Nielsen Group.