Wired: Encyclopædia Britannica Wants To Fix False Google Results

Wired: Encyclopædia Britannica Wants To Fix False Google Results . “Snippets aren’t all bad. When you ask Google why the sky is blue, it offers a reasonable explanation: ‘Blue light is scattered in all directions by the tiny molecules of air in Earth’s atmosphere,’ an answer it sourced from NASA. But in many other circumstances, Google has instead featured incorrect information from Wikipedia and random blogs. It’s those failures that Britannica wants to help mitigate with its new Chrome extension, Britannica Insights, which supplements Google’s featured snippets with accurate information.”

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