In Pictures: How to get more honest search results

Google's search results are now suspect due to Google+-related manipulations. Here's how to get purer results in your browser.

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Reducing Google+ search pollution

When you do a Google search, look for the icons at the upper right of the window. Click the globe icon to turn off the inclusion of results based on your Google+ stream and your Google+ circle members' streams -- after all, you already have these in Google+.

But this won't stop Google from favoring Web pages from Google+ users in general. To do that, you need to permanently switch to a different search engine, as I explain in the rest of this slideshow for the popular desktop and mobile browsers.

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