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  1. Matt Cutts: Merchant Quality to Affect Google Search Rankings

    Following a scandal involving one merchant (who eventually was sentenced to 4 years in prison) who used negative publicity to rank higher in Google's search results in 2010, Google Fellow Amit Singhal, in announcing an algorithmic change, stated...

  2. Google Warns of Upcoming Exact Match Domain Algorithm Change

    The patent paperwork was filed in 2003 and lists Amit Singhal, Matt Cutts and Jun Wu as inventors. Late last week, Google’s head of webspam Matt Cutts announced a “small,” upcoming algorithm change meant to reduce the amount of low quality exact...

  3. Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror Used to Boost Google Rankings

    Rodriguez’s dreadful experience,” wrote Google fellow Amit Singhal. The former owner/operator of DecorMyEyes.com was also ordered to pay nearly $100,000 in restitution and fines as a result of his use of threats of rape, murder, and dismemberment...

  4. Google: Sites With More DMCA Takedown Requests Will Rank Lower in Search Results

    Since we re-booted our copyright removals over two years ago, we have been given much more data by copyright owners about infringing content online," Google senior vice president of engineering Amit Singhal said in a company blog post.

  5. Gmail Messages to Appear in Google SERPs

    Thanks to the Knowledge Graph, we can now give you these different suggestions of real-world entities in the search box as you type,” noted Amit Singhal, SVP Google Search, on the blog post. Google has unveiled its latest search innovation – adding...

  6. Semantic Search: The Eagle Has Landed

    According to Amit Singhal, a top Google search executive, the goal is to make the search experience comparable to, “how humans understand the world. Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal shed light on Google’s plans to add depth to the search...

  7. Google Commissioned Report Aims to Protect Search Engine Free Speech Rights

    Google Fellow Amit Singhal, 2008 Search engine results are a form of opinion; companies like Google offer information they think is most relevant to users. In addition, Google and other search engines are media enterprises, just as much as The New...