Google’s User Profile Personalization and Google Plus

A newly published patent application from Google describes how a combination of different types of Google-generated profiles associated with a searcher might influence the results that they see. The description in the patent filing is substantially the same as some I’ve written about in the past involving personalization from Google, in my 2006 post Google … Read more Google’s User Profile Personalization and Google Plus

Google Patent Application on How Users Can Add Pages to Search Results

In November of 2009, Google announced changes to the way people search when logged into their Google Accounts, in an Official Google Blog post titled SearchWiki: make search your own. The changes allowed searchers to move search results up in rankings that they see when searching for specific queries, suggest new pages for searches for … Read more Google Patent Application on How Users Can Add Pages to Search Results