Phil Robinson Posted April 11, 2014 Share Posted April 11, 2014 There are some short words that the Alamy search engine doesn't pick up on, and I can sort of see why, but it is producing some unfortunate results / lack of results for some customer searches. In the last week or so there have been searches for "you are here city map" and "You Tube logo". Fairly easy in both cases to see what they wanted. Unfortunately, the search engine doesn't seem to register "you". Or "are". Or, indeed, "here". The search brings up 14,630 images - the same as just "city map" and I had to go through five pages before I found what I think they were looking for. The search for "You Tube logo" gets 790 results, with several YouTube images, but the same number come up under just "tube logo". A search for "You Tube" brings 92,120, mostly of the London Underground and experiments in laboratories. I am wondering whether the benefits of ignoring these small words are perhaps being outweighed by the drawbacks? ("We Are The World" returns 2,506,557 results, including some very nice swallowtail butterflies) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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