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Re: The Timeline function for Web search has disappeared, and News Archive is too limiting.


gabalut Dec 22, 2011 9:15 AM
Posted in group: Google Search Forum
I TERRIBLY miss the timeline function which had been invaluable for research. While I understand most people doing a generic search on google for olympics would be interested in results about the next olympics, when the search is done on google's news archives - and there only year in search results is 1969 - is there any validity to the search engine?

This was my search

http://www.google.com/search?q=%22ferragamo%27s+creations%22&btnG=Search&hl=en&gbv=1&tbs=ar%3A1%2Csbd%3A1&tbm=nws&prmd=ivns&source=lnt&sa=X&ei=IV_zTqagMqisiQLIoJjSDg&ved=0CBYQpwUoAQ

Sorted by date and everything is 1969? I'm not interested in the recent re-release - but if it has a date it's all 1969? I am researching using a computer rather than heading over to the library and wading through every newspaper and magazine article they have looking for information about that line.

Guys, stuff like the timeline is what made google and the internet so great.