Google Using Novel Content as a Ranking Signal?

Novel content as a ranking signal

If you search for news at Google News, you’ve probably noticed that you can view news articles by date or by relevance. Many of the news articles that you find in Google News are from sources like wire services, where the information is shared amongst many newspapers. Reporters have the option of adding additional information, … Read more

Google News Personalization

Ever wonder how Google’s News Personalization works? The Google News Help section on Personalized News provides a lot of details, but a new paper from Google on the topic delves even deeper: Google News Personalization: Scalable Online Collaborative Filtering (pdf) In this paper we describe our approach to collaborative filtering for generating personalized recommendations for … Read more