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For questions concerning Google, a popular search engine and the main referrer to Stack Exchange sites. For Google as an OpenID provider, use the [google-openid] tag. For questions about Chrome, use the [google-chrome] tag. For questions about Google+, use the [google-plus] tag.

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Google is a popular search engine and the main referrer to Stack Exchange sites. Because of the model used by the SE sites, Google indexes questions and answers extremely quickly:

Occasionally, Google gets a little overzealous in its indexing and has to be reigned in by one of the developers:


Google is a great resource, but posting "try Googling it" answers to questions on Stack Exchange sites is strictly forbidden. In fact, LMGTFY (Let Me Google That For You) links are banned entirely. For more thoughts on this topic, see:


For questions relating to Google as an OpenID provider, please use the tag.
For questions relating to Google's web browser, Chrome, please use the tag.
For questions relating to Google+, a social networking site, please use the tag.

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