So should you seek for COVID vaccination data in Google Search, Google provides you these pretty charts of how many individuals have been vaccinated by nation, state, and many others. However the group that’s offering this information is called Our World in Data and the founder, Max Roser, requested Google that in the event that they wish to use its information, can they a minimum of hyperlink to the group’s web site and never github?
Max Roser, the founding father of this group stated on Twitter Google, it’s “nice that you simply present our Our World In Knowledge information instantly in your search outcomes! However would it not be potential that you simply hyperlink to our web site, slightly than our GitHub repo? It might be higher for us – but in addition higher in your customers since they’d discover rather more related data there.”
This request was made made a couple of days in the past and on the time I wrote this text, Google is just not linking to Our World in Knowledge however nonetheless the hyperlink goes to Github.
You may get the info additionally on its web site and Google can hyperlink to that:
At the moment you hyperlink to our GitHub information repo https://t.co/9y8ulysDXv
However we now have this vaccination web page the place individuals can discover rather more related data https://t.co/7lOyDa4W8X
Posting this right here within the hopes that somebody at @Google sees it.
We do not know who to contact there.
— Max Roser (@MaxCRoser) April 19, 2021
Danny Sullivan of Google stated he would go the request alongside however nothing has been modified but. I don’t suppose this request is an excessive amount of to ask?
Sure, I am going to go this on to the workforce so we are able to examine on it.
— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) April 19, 2021
I hope Google does make this hyperlink change.
Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.