Will Google Plus morph into a social version of eBay, where people can post things for sale, write reviews of their belongings and show them off to their circles? A few days ago, the Google File System Blog reported upon a new application from Google, which it referred to by the name Google Mine (as … Read more Google Plus as Tomorrow’s Social Ebay?
Is Google Getting Better at Understanding Topic Authority and Author Authority? Last week, Google was granted patents about ranking pages on the Web based on topics for those documents and expertise and/or authority of authors of those pages. The process also describes how Google may use different methods to determine the authority of multiple authors … Read more Google Patents on Author Signature Values and Topic Authority Scores
I’ve written about Google Bombs in the past, and how a bio page featuring President George Bush ranked highly on a search for “Miserable Failure” as a result of a Google Bomb, in a post from 2011 titled How a Search Engine Might Fight Googlebombing. In a post from earlier today, Nemek Nowaczyk wrote Google … Read more A Knowledge Graph Google Bomb