Social Media And Social Search

  • How Google May Use Google+ to Improve Reviews of Goods and Services

    Can Google use social media, like Google+ to improve the quality of reviews it shows for products and services? Google does like to show reviews to searchers, possibly because many searchers ask for reviews. A Google patent application published in June explores and discusses analyzing reviews, and creating quality scores for reviews from social media content and other revie ...

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Sea- 25 readers -
  • Is An Improved Version of Agent Rank Returning to Google?

    … whom you may have connected with in Google’s social network, and randomly placed within a circle. It’s worth looking carefully at this patent, and seeing if it is a followup to Agent Rank or Author Rank, where the rankings of pages in search results might be partially based upon a reputation score associated with an individual on a specific topic…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Social SEO Google- 18 readers -
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