How a Search Engine May Rerank a Page Based on Web Page Credibility

web page credibility

What steps can a search engine take to give a searcher more information about web page credibility that searchers might see in search results? Is it better to show searchers annotations that might provide a measure of credibility in search results themselves or something like a browser toolbar? Might signals that measure things like credibility … Read more

The First PageRank Patent and the Newest

First PageRank Patent

If you were asked to point out the patent that describes PageRank, and you went searching at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), you might quickly get confused. A little more confusion comes today, granting a new patent on PageRank to Stanford University. However, I’ve also located the very first PageRank patent, which I … Read more