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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: 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Google Finally Admits Toolbar Data is a Ranking Signal

    Unfortunately, confirmation that Google uses Toolbar data is the extent of the news Search Engine Land was able to pry out of Google's Amit Singhal. Because Singhal said Google doesn't actually use data from Bing or other search engines as a signal...