Calculating Featured Snippet Answer Scores An update this week to a patent tells us how Google may score featured snippet answers. When a search engine ranks search results in response to a query, it may use a combination of query dependant and query independent ranking signals to determine those rankings. A query dependant signal may … Read more Featured Snippet Answer Scores Ranking Signals
I’ve written a couple of posts about patents at Google on personalized knowledge graphs (a topic worth thinking about seriously). Personalized Knowledge Graphs are structured information about entities personally related to a particular searcher, the attributes of those entities, the classifications of those entities, and knowledge about relationships between those entities, and between the entities … Read more Where will we go with Personalized Knowledge Graphs?