Reply to post: Re: I hope the EU is satisfied by the measures

Google has some sort of plan for not favouring its own shopping service

eldakka Silver badge

Re: I hope the EU is satisfied by the measures

It's not the price comparison engine.

It's the general search engine. The claim is, google elevates shopping results from its own stores above what the general search ranking algorithm should do. If a google store result was, for example, ranked 14, then showing it as 14 would be fine. However, google would ignore their own algorithm's "neutral" ranking (what they normally use to rank all the web pages out there) of 14, and instead elevate it to, say 1 or 2.

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