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Google OneBox Result: Prime Minister of Israel

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

Friday, November 24, 2006
15 years ago3,054 views

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Google should start reading Wikipedia… The Prime Minister of Israel right now is Ehud Olmert, he’s in office since April 14, 2006. [according to Wikipedia]

http://google.com/search?q=who+is+the+israeli+prime+minister

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

youre right Haochi..
Google is completely wrong..
Ariel Sharon is in a coma right now.. so he cant really function as a prime minister.. :P

this site is also wrong..
http://academickids.com/encyclopedia/i/is/israel.html

i think Google should stick with its old sources.. Wikipedia..

Gary Price [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

What do others did with this query?

Yahoo:
Does not have a OneBox/Smart Answer/Direct Link
However, they have the Wikipedia result as result #1 and #2.
Same page slightly different URL. One url is singular (minister) the other
plural (ministers).
http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=who+is+the+prime+minister+of+Israel&fr=yfp-t-501&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8

Live Search from MSN
Lists Ehud Olmert at the top of the page.
http://search.live.com/results.aspx?q=who+is+the+prime+minister+israel&mkt=en-us&FORM=LVSP&go.x=0&go.y=0&go=Search

Ask.com
Lists:
President Moshe Katzav, and the Head of State is Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at the top of the page.
http://www.ask.com/web?q=who+is+the+prime+minister+israel&qsrc=1&o=0&l=dir&sugreqs=9
Full disclosure, as many of you know I work for Ask.com.

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

From the above I would conclude that Live Search offers the best result in this case.

Ask is close – but it offers some extra information that was not asked for (and is not *strictly*) relevant.

Yahoo has got to be third, as at least it doesn't present a definitive answer that is wrong (like Google does) at the top of the page.

And then our best friend Google is last.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

on one parameter Sam..(which is not really Google's fault..)

after all Google is not just a brand name.. it also satisfied its users :)

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Live keeps on impressing me :/

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