Google’s Web History Patent Applications

Danny Sullivan has a detailed post at Search Engine Land about Google’s move today to provide their users with search history about activities that they have performed on the Web, and not just while searching Google, in Google Search History Expands, Becomes Web History. Google came out with 6 patent applications in October, which I … Read more Google’s Web History Patent Applications

Google’s Historical Data Ranking Factors Revisited, Plus Advertising Rankings

In March, 2005, Google published Information retrieval based on historical data and provided us with an incredible list of factors that might be used to rerank pages in search results. It stirred a lot of discussion, and “time” became something people started thinking about in how Web pages are ranked by search engines. A few … Read more Google’s Historical Data Ranking Factors Revisited, Plus Advertising Rankings

Google’s Presentation Patent Application (via Tonic Systems)

My friend Debra tagged me earlier today. I came up with five reasons I like to blog, last week, so I’m going to incorporate three more into this post. I like keeping track of news regarding changes in the world of search, like the Official Google Blog reporting today that Google has acquired Tonic Systems, … Read more Google’s Presentation Patent Application (via Tonic Systems)

Papers for Tagging and Metadata for Social Information Organization

One of the workshops at the 16th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2007), to be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada on May 8, is a workshop on Tagging and Metadata for Social Information Organization. As content grows on the web, generated from many different sources, annotations and tagging of that content is also happening at … Read more Papers for Tagging and Metadata for Social Information Organization