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Bill Slawski

Bill Slawski

Articles by Bill Slawski

  1. Is Duplicate Content Killing Your Rankings?

    A paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Extending Database Technology conference in Munich near the end of March, Indexing Shared Content in Information Retrieval Systems (pdf), jointly authored by employees of Yahoo, Google,...

  2. Ask Binoculars Improving Search Results?

    On its surface, the Binoculars feature in search results at Ask.com seems to only provide a preview of a page that you can visit. But, there may be more going on beneath the surface than a simple preview. There are attributes of this preview...

  3. Does Google Use Whois Information?

    Can whois information be used by a search engine to rank web pages? Is Google using whois information in their ranking of web pages? Some research on a recent trilogy of Go Daddy patent applications raised those questions in my mind. The...

  4. In Yahoo We Trust - The Link Spam Patent Application

    A new Yahoo patent application published today builds upon a method for finding reputable pages on the web to reduce web spam when ranking web pages to present as search results. When Combating Web Spam with TrustRank was published back in...