Changes to How Google Might Rank Image Search Results We are seeing more references to machine learning in how Google is ranking pages and other documents in search results. That seems to be a direction that will leave what we know as traditional, or old school signals that are referred to as ranking signals behind. … Read more How Google Might Rank Image Search Results
Podcasts Can Be Hard to Find I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts lately. They can be fun to listen to while doing chores around the house, like watering plants, washing dishes, cooking meals, and cleaning up. There are podcasts on many different subjects that I am interested in. A good number about Search … Read more Google Podcasts App and Making Podcasts Easier to Find
These details come from an anonymous source who also gave us a bit more details on the project. The report states there will be a new feature integrated, allowing users to outline specific areas of the image in order to directly target their searches. Added 1/13/2020 – Google Goggles no longer exists, but many of … Read more New Visual Search Photo Features from Google
Google is organizing more and more things in its index based upon entity numbers. I have a couple of examples for you that show how they are being used. You may have missed a reference to Freebase Entities in a Google Research Blog post from 2013. I missed it myself. The post is Improving Photo … Read more Image Search and Trends in Google Search Using FreeBase Entity Numbers
Google was granted a patent this week about how Google may rank some search results, by looking at watch times. The patent appears to be aimed at video content, but it tells us that it might be applied to how long someone might watch a page after they’ve been delivered to the page, even if … Read more Google Watch Times Algorithm For Rankings?