How does Google search work? (Matt Cutts explains)

Searching the web is so fundamental now, such an every day part of people's lives, we think how it works should be taught in schools. (Actually it's only a matter of time.) Very few people really understand, so here's the basics. The 3 minute video here from Google themselves gives a simple explanation. Here's our synopsis. Where does Google get its info from?  When you do a search you're actually searching what Google has found on the web and put in its index. Where does Google's index come from? Google has these things called 'spiders' that go out search the internet - following links...

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