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Google Says Searches Rising

Google has reported a surge in search queries since it launched Knowledge Graph on May 16, but declined to get more specific during an interview Amit Singhal gave The Wall Street Journal. He told the WSJ that more searches means an increase in visits to non-Google sites through links serving up in search results. So, does getting to intended content faster mean searchers can search for more information within a specific amount of time? No word yet from Singhal on how many searches are influenced by the change, but one person briefed on Google's plans previously said the shift could directly impact the search results for 10% to 20% of all search queries, or tens of billions per month.

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