The other day while searching in Google I noticed that now Google will instantly display the results as you type your search phrase. It may only save a couple seconds on every Google search you do but if you think about how often Google is use this new feature could save hours every year.
Here are some more stats regarding Instant Search from Google:
- Before Google Instant, the typical searcher took more than 9 seconds to enter a search term, and we saw many examples of searches that took 30-90 seconds to type.
- Using Google Instant can save 2-5 seconds per search.
- If everyone uses Google Instant globally, we estimate this will save more than 3.5 billion seconds a day. That’s 11 hours saved every second.
- 15 new technologies contribute to Google Instant functionality.
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