04 Apr '12, 1pm

50 Google Search Quality Updates

Last night, Google announced a 50 changes they made to search over the past month or so. Prior to this, 40 changes in February, then 17 changes in January of this year. Matt McGee summarized the most important changes, as he sees fit, which include anchor text changes, image search changes, indexing symbols, navigation query changes and more. One thing that I think really stands out is this one: Improvements to processing for detection of site quality. [launch codename "Curlup"] We’ve made some improvements to a longstanding system we have to detect site quality. This improvement allows us to get greater confidence in our classifications. Here is the full list for the most recent updates: Autocomplete with math symbols. Improvements to handling of symbols for indexing. Better scoring of news groupings. Sitelinks data refresh. Improvements to autocomplete backends, coverage...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-quality-changes-march-...

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