Evolution of Google’s News Ranking Algorithm

New Ranking Algorithm Based on Entities

Image: Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash Did Google’s News Ranking Algorithm Change? A Google Patent about how news articles are ranked by Google was updated this week, and in this case, it suggests how entities in those documents can have an impact on ranking. How Has the News Ranking Algorithm worked at Google? This … Read more Evolution of Google’s News Ranking Algorithm

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

Google on Duplicate Content Filtering and News Attribution Metatags

If you have an interest in how Google addresses duplicate content on the Web, today’s been an interesting day. Google was granted a patent this morning that describes how Google might identify duplicate or near-duplicate web pages and decide which version to show in search results, and which ones to filter out. It’s a process … Read more Google on Duplicate Content Filtering and News Attribution Metatags

Google News Rankings and Quality Scores for News Sources

Are large news agencies, with a wide scope of international coverage on multiple topics, with large numbers of reporters, and finely edited articles better sources of news than smaller and more local papers, or narrow niche blogs? A patent on ranking articles in Google News was granted this week that was originally filed in 2003, … Read more Google News Rankings and Quality Scores for News Sources