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Google's New Structured Snippets Pull Facts Into a Page's Search Results

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This week Google introduced "structured snippets," which demonstrate yet another way Google is extracting Web page information and displaying that in its search results. This time, the added data (which Google calls "facts") will show up on a Web page's search result snippet. Google introduced "structured snippets," which demonstrate yet another way Google is extracting Web page information and displaying it in search results. 0 Comments

Move Over Google Knowledge Graph, Here Comes Knowledge Vault

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Google has been talking about the Knowledge Vault, an upgraded Knowledge Graph that touts "automatic knowledge base construction" and doesn't rely on community-curated databases. The Knowledge Vault, an upgraded Knowledge Graph, touts "automatic knowledge base construction" and doesn't rely on community-curated databases. 0 Comments

The Incredible, Vanishing Authorship Program -- Step Right Up, Folks!

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The Google Authorship program could be experiencing the death of a thousand paper cuts as yet another feature of the program -- author stats -- has gone missing. That's on top of the recent announcement author photos would be dropped in search results. The Google Authorship program could be experiencing the death of a thousand paper cuts as yet another feature of the program -- author stats -- has gone missing. That's on top of the recent announcement author photos would be dropped in search results. 0 Comments

How Google Uses Human Raters in Organic Search

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How does Google use human raters as part of its algorithm? Do those raters have a direct affect on Google’s search results and rankings? Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts discusses search quality raters in this Google Webmaster Help video. How does Google use human raters as part of its algorithm? Do those raters have a direct affect on Google’s search results and rankings? Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts discusses search quality raters in this Google Webmaster Help video. 0 Comments

Google News: Key Ranking Factors [Study]

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Google News ranking factors have long been shrouded in mystery. However, a recent report aims to penetrate that shroud by compiling survey data from content optimizers who reveal how to get to the top of Google News. Here’s a summary of the survey. Google News ranking factors have long been shrouded in mystery. However, a recent report aims to penetrate that shroud by compiling survey data from content optimizers who reveal how to get to the top of Google News. Here’s a summary of the survey. 0 Comments