Adjusting Featured Snippet Answers by Context

context scoring adjustments for featured snippet answers

How Are Featured Snippet Answers Decided Upon? I recently wrote about Featured Snippet Answer Scores Ranking Signals. In that post, I described how Google was likely using query dependent and query independent ranking signals to create answer scores for queries that were looking like they wanted answers. One of the inventors of that patent from … Read more

Featured Snippet Answer Scores Ranking Signals

featured snippet answer Scores

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

Where will we go with Personalized Knowledge Graphs?

personalized knowledge graphs

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