Where Google Definitions Come From

Google definitions

How do Google Definitions appear at the top of search results? Over at Threadwatch, Graywolf started a thread titled Are you Optimizing for Google Definitions? There are some insightful comments in the thread, and I recalled a Google patent application that covered the topic. I looked around the web to see if there had been … Read more Where Google Definitions Come From

Move over PageRank: Google is Using Phrase-Based Searching?

phrase-based searching

Will Phrase-Based Searching Become an Important Ranking Approach at Google? Google isn’t the biggest search engine that Anna Lynn Patterson has worked upon. That distinction probably falls to the Internet Archives, which she worked on before joining Google, and likely has a few billion more pages in its database than Google (the archive has 55 … Read more Move over PageRank: Google is Using Phrase-Based Searching?