Future challenges to search engines

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Web Science[1]

This infographic (thanks Microsoft![2]) is a pretty good look at the future challenges.

Other challenges include:

  • The sheer scope of the web (it's getting bigger)
  • Mobile devices accessing / using search
  • Making search relevant locally
  • From the IB: Error management
  • From the IB: Lack of quality assurance of information uploaded

Please click here for an excellent infographic which describes personalization, pervasive, and predicative


These standards are used from the IB Computer Science Subject Guide[3]

  • Outline future challenges to search engines as the web continues to grow.


  1. http://www.flaticon.com/
  2. https://advertiseonbing.blob.core.windows.net/blob/bingads/media/library/insight/future-of-search/future-of-search-infographic.pdf
  3. IB Diploma Programme Computer science guide (first examinations 2014). Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom: International Baccalaureate Organization. January 2012.