Knowledge Graph

The Knowledge Graph is a knowledge base used by Google to enhance its search engine's search results with semantic-search information gathered from a wide variety of sources. Knowledge Graph display was added to Google's search engine in 2012, starting in the United States, having been announced on May 16, 2012. It provides structured and detailed information about the topic in addition to a list of links to other sites. The goal is that users would be able to use this information to resolve their query without having to navigate to other sites and assemble the information themselves.
Posts about Knowledge Graph
  • The Future of The Web; Websites as Data Sources

    … to be properly interpreted and used in the right context. 2. Knowledge Graph Increasingly we see web search engines provide direct answers in search results – the so-called Knowledge Graph. Rather than show a list of links for users to click on, Google will show what it believes to be the correct answer straight on the results page…

    Barry Adams/ State of Digital- 13 readers -
  • The ABC of Google Quick Answers

    … Google is increasing the number of queries that receive a Google Quick Answer box. The number of results that had an answer box went from just over 20% in December 2014 to more than 30% in May 2016.* Brands that wish to maintain a strong digital presence need to make sure their website is well represented within these rich answers. Answer boxes…

    Jim Yu/ Search Engine Watch- 34 readers -
  • New Google Car Pricing Knowledge Graph is Massive

    … New Google Car Pricing Knowledge Graph is Massive July 9, 2014 at 5:24 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Do you want to know how much that vehicle costs that you have your eye on? Well, Google definitely wants you to know, and has made it so there is no way to miss it – or click on any other result on the page to discover that fact for yourself…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Postin Google- 25 readers -
  • Are search engines ‘semantic’?

    … with experience or a certification in infant childminding which covers asthma management. The day an engine returns a list of babysitters that meets all of Mark and Claire’s requirements is the day we have semantic search. We are a far away off from this. But what about Knowledge Graphs and bases, are these semantic? Google’s Knowledge Graph…

    Search Engine Watchin Paid Search- 28 readers -