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… Journal. In 1996, while still employed at IDD, Li created a site-scoring algorithm that he called RankDex – interesting enough, it was around this same time when Larry Page and Sergey Brin were working on BackRub which would become Google. Li joined the search engine Infoseek as a software engineer following his time at IDD and was invited back…
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. An AdWords Script To Make Exact Match, Well…Exact Many of you will have heard about Google’s decision to terminate exact match (at the same time as telling us that it’s for our own good).
… Today’s Google logo marks the search engine’s sweet sixteen. Founded in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Google started out as “BackRub” – a search engine Brin and Page originally constructed in 1996 using links to rank the importance of individual web pages. By 1998, “BackRub” had become Google, with Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim…