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This day in search marketing history: March 25

Google Panda patent granted

In 2014, a patent (Ranking search results) written by Google’s Navneet Panda and Vladimir Ofitserov – seemingly describing the Google Panda algorithm update, or system of it – became as soon as granted.

Then all over again, the truth that Google became as soon as granted this patent didn’t necessarily mean it became as soon as being faded by Google on the time, or that it hadn’t been modified for the explanation that application became as soon as filed. 

Learn all about it in Google Granted Patent For Panda Algorithm and dive deeper into Invoice Slawski’s Google’s Panda Granted a Patent on Ranking Search Results and Is Ranking Search Results the Panda Patent? on SEO by the Sea. And right here’s the patent.

In transient, it became as soon as about taking a be taught about at backlinks and the draw many search queries were made about a particular page/handy resource, and it modified the “preliminary rankings” for the pages/resources being ranked.

Slawski outlined the patent had many system that labored together:

  • Determining, for many groups of resources, a count of neutral incoming links to be taught in the neighborhood
  • Deciding, for each of the plurality of groups of resources, a count of reference queries
  • Picking, for each of the plurality of groups of resources, a respective neighborhood-explicit modification factor, whereby the neighborhood-explicit modification factor for each neighborhood procure basically based totally on the count of neutral links and the count of reference queries for the neighborhood
  • Associating, with each of the plurality of groups of resources, the respective neighborhood-explicit modification factor for the neighborhood, whereby the respective neighborhood-explicit modification for the neighborhood modifies preliminary rankings generated for merit in the neighborhood basically based totally on bought search queries

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Google AMP, mobile-counseled attempting out tools aid code bettering

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Facebook Graph Search Now Passing Key phrase Recordsdata To Webmasters

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These columns are a snapshot in time and dangle no longer been updated since publishing, except noted. Opinions expressed in these articles are those of the creator and no longer necessarily Search Engine Land.

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