Social Media And Social Search

    • Will Google Start Giving People Social Media Influencer Scores?

      Will Google Start Giving People Social Media Influencer Scores? 04/27/2017 by Bill Slawski Leave a Comment A patent granted to Google this week tells us about social media influencer scores developed at Google that sound very much like the scores at Klout. In the references section of the patent, Klout is referred to a couple of times as well, with a link to the Wikipedia P ...

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  • Google Introduces a Social Where Next Suggestion Patent

    … Google Introduces a Social Where Next Suggestion Patent 02/03/2017 by Bill Slawski Leave a Comment Jellyfish from the Birch Aquarium Google was granted a patent this week on offering recommendations for places to go for members of social groups. A social group, such as a meetup group that may get together for social events, may use…

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  • Move over Google Author Rank, Make way for Google Authoritative Rank

    … of evidence to support the idea that they might bring back the concept of author authority in search results, even if they don’t bring back or rely upon authorship markup (adding a rel=”author” to a link to your Google+ profile from a page you write at, or linking to pages you contribute to from your Google+ profile). As Mark notes: It’s my contention…

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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…

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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. …

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