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Google Search Is Now Google Instant: Now Search Before You Type!

By Debjit on September 9th, 2010 

Well, Eric Schmidt told to the world: "We're already fast.. fast is about to get faster!", just a few moments before Google unveiled Google Instant. So what is this all new Google Instant? Google Instant is yet another search revolution from Google where Google takes real-time web search to it's next level. In a few words:

"Google Instant isn't search as you type, it's search before you type."

Google Instant Search

Google Instant helps you to get to the right content much faster even before you finish typing your full search term, or even press “search.” The good thing about Google Instant is that it helps you to build a better search query by providing instant feedback! Listed below are some of the benefits that Google Instant provides you with:

Lets you search faster: It has been proved on paper and by experiments at Google that by predicting your search and showing Google Instant Graphresults before you finish typing, Google Instant can save you 2-5 seconds per search.

Smarter Predictions: As shown in the image above, Google Instant not only shows you real-time search results but also shows you real-time keyword suggestions.

Instant Results, faster than never before: Till now, you had to type a full search term, hit return in order to get the right search results. But Google Instant has changed that all. Now you can see search results appear instantly as you type. This eventually helps you to see what are you actually ending up searching!

As of now, Google Instant are live on Google Search versions of various countries including US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Russia. In order to access Google Instant you should have one of the following browsers: Chrome v5/6, Firefox v3, Safari v5 for Mac and Internet Explorer v8.

However, users on Google search versions of countries other than the ones mentioned above can only access Google Instant if they are signed in to a Google Account. So, what are you waiting for? Try Google Instant now at

Here are a few videos to help you understand Google Instant better:


Google Search Is Now Google Instant: Now Search Before You Type! was originally published on on September 9, 2010 - 12:01 am (Indian Standard Time)