Social Media And Social Search

  • Is An Improved Version of Agent Rank Returning to Google?

    Sometimes, I run across a patent that provides details on things that Google might do, but only hints at whether or not it might actually be implemented. A few years back in 2007, I wrote about a Google patent for Agent Rank, which described reputation scores for authors (to be used as an alternative to PageRank), and looked like an important part of Google’s social network, Google+.

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  • Has Google Decided that you are Authoritative for a Query?

    … At Google and Bing, both search engines have been experimenting with relevance and search. Both have shown profile photographs of people whom you may be connected to at places such as Google+ (for Google) and at Facebook (For Bing) in search results that include them. Both may have changed rankings for those pages as well. […] The post Has Google Decided that you are Authoritative for a Query? appeared first on SEO by the Sea. …

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 8 readers -
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