Hummingbird meaning in English


Hummingbird is a Google search algorithm, first announced August 2013.

The Hummingbird update represented a shift in Google's approach towards understanding search queries: rather than focusing on individual keywords, it looks at the context and intent behind a user's search.

Hummingbird employs semantic search principles, leveraging Google's Knowledge Graph and other technologies to better comprehend the relationships and meanings behind the words in a search query.

This makes Hummingbird particularly effective at interpreting long-tail queries and conversational, natural language searches.


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