Answering Featured Snippets Timely, Using Sentence Compression on News

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Timely Featured Snippets and Sentence Compression How is a knowledge graph updated when some earth-shaking event takes place? Is a search engine manually editing information in that knowledge graph? It seems like an area that could be using a machine learning element to automate it and keep it up to date. Another place that would … Read more Answering Featured Snippets Timely, Using Sentence Compression on News

Ranking Events in Google Search Results

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Ranking Events without Links This summer, Google was granted a patent that describes how the search engine might rank events based upon data that might indicate the popularity of those events, without relying on things such as the number of links pointed to pages about those events. The patent involves ranking events that occur in … Read more Ranking Events in Google Search Results

Google News Recommendations and the Google Knowledge Base

Google News Recommendations I’ve seen posts from SEO by the Sea show up in search results with an “In the News” heading above them, even though my site hasn’t officially been accepted in Google News. Some blog posts that have been given that “In the News” treatment have been criticized lately. See: Google does a … Read more Google News Recommendations and the Google Knowledge Base

GS1 Web Vocabulary Schema Workshops in California

An Extension to a Web Vocaulary Schema from GS1 I noticed a blog post published yesterday, November 2, 2016, and it looked helpful: Use JSON-LD to add Schema.org to your Website. Schema and structured data seem to be growing in importance on the Web, as we see more knowledge panels and rich snippets and product … Read more GS1 Web Vocabulary Schema Workshops in California

Entities in the Google Knowledge Graph Search API for Google

Exploring The Google Knowledge Graph Search API The Google Knowledge Graph Search API on a query for Google shows the following Entities and results scores for them. I thought they were diverse enough to be interesting and worth sharing. A couple of the ones listed seem odd, such as the Indian Action movie. “Thuppakki” and … Read more Entities in the Google Knowledge Graph Search API for Google