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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. 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...

  6. Google's Search Quality Meeting Video: Where's the Beef?

    The focus of this meeting, led by Amit Singhal, was on misspellings and how to improve spelling corrections for long queries. Google has released an "uncut" 8-minute video of a search quality meeting to show the process of how Google improves its...

  7. Panda, Google's High Quality Sites Algorithm, Officially Adopts User Feedback As Search Signal

    In an interview with Wired, Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal, leaders in Google's search quality team, discussed the fact that surveys were conducted with outside testers to find out what their users considered to be a low quality site.