Up to until today, if you wanted to run a Google Search in another country or perhaps in another language. It was as simple as typing Google into your address bar using the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for that country, and the search result will be unique to the specific country.
This trick is particularly common with individuals living away from their home countries, who would like to get the Google search result page as they would if they were back home. Going forward, it will no longer be possible to get the search result meant for a particular country, in which you are not presently located.
Google clarified this in a blog post, stating that they are changing the way it labels country services in Search. Going forward, Google Search results will be tailored only to your current location, the type of domain you are using, notwithstanding.
That is to say, suppose you are a Kenyan currently residing in the U.K. and would like to get the Google Search result for Kenya. Until today, you would have typed Google.co.ke and get Search results from Kenya. With …read more