There was so much content that users found it difficult to actually sift the pearls of wisdom that they wanted from a general morass of sometimes conflicting information, to find something that was reliable, interesting, relevant to why they were searching, and that they did not know already. Why would you be searching otherwise? The technology giants of the internet began to see their business at risk if no-one saw the value of the good content out there because no-one could ever find it. So, search tools changed, and continue to evolve still, to help people find fresh, relevant and interesting content. And they began to provide data that allowed people to understand what was going on around the internet, to help them find their way to the content they needed - the advent of Google Analytics. Moreover, it was made free to keep people using it.
The internet shifted from a one-way, out-bound mechanism, to become a two-way communications medium. Users were not content to simply...
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