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submitted 2 months ago by homesweethomeMrL to c/technology

cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/14100831

"No, seriously. All those things Google couldn't find anymore? Top of the search pile. Queries that generated pages of spam in Google results? Fucking pristine on Kagi โ€“ the right answers, over and ov

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[-] Wappen 107 points 2 months ago

What kagi can't fix is that most forums nowadays don't exist anymore and moved over to discord which is also a big reason for worse search results.

For example I had a technical problem with a device of mine, searched for maybe half an hour on Google until I joined a related Discord. Searching there in the support channel and I found the fix for my problem. Would Discord not exist and all the content be queryable by Google I would have found my answer within seconds.

[-] Etterra 54 points 2 months ago

I don't understand this trend and i hate that it's a thing. I also hate Discord.i shouldn't have to go to a fucking chat room when a forum works better.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago

Exactly. I would be less mad if it was Matrix, but Matrix search is really slow and not likely to get better.

Forums make a ton of sense.

[-] Cyberflunk 41 points 2 months ago

Absolutely despise discord, fucking internet herpes.

[-] [email protected] -1 points 2 months ago

Yeah, Matrix is way better, but the search there is way too slow on busy channels.

Just post stuff on the open Internet...

[-] Cyberflunk 15 points 2 months ago

I guess my point was that locking all that knowledge and troubleshooting behind chat interfaces, and obscuring it from search engines makes the internet worse

[-] [email protected] -1 points 2 months ago

Agreed. But if it's at least FOSS, it should be fairly easy to get the data out for searching.

[-] postmateDumbass 1 points 2 months ago

That is kinda what it was designed for before profit got involved.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 2 months ago

I really want to see more from the commune-os to make matrix communities more publically accessible or even selectivily. The AP bridge especially

[-] Cyberflunk 3 points 2 months ago
[-] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago

I think their discord is bridged to Matrix

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