Sunday May 15

ScrappyGoo is faster than Google Alerts and shows more results

After some testing, Google Alert user Duncan Riley makes this interesting discovery about my Google News feed scraper, ScrappyGoo.

The delay from a news story being posted on Google [News] to the [Google] Alert being delivered varies between 3-12 hours, and that's if you even get it at all. That's right: the scrapper [sic] is delivering more results than the Alerts on the same search terms.

Read more on Duncan's blog.

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