This search engine test sort of reminds me of the Pepsi challenge from the 80’s. Try it out for yourself, chances are the results may shock you.
Most search users tend to stick to one search engine, through familiarity or simply by default. Could that devotion be misplaced?
The Search Engine Experiment lets users enter a query, and see the top three results from the three search engines. The site hides the brands from the user.
Then the user can vote on which of the three brands provided the most relevant result. For the test, the site recommends querying for a topic that the user knows well, in order to better determine which set of results would be the most relevant. [Read the rest]
[tags]search engine relevance,search engine experiment,search users[/tags]