Google Opens A Smidgen On Search QualityBy: WebProNews Staff - May 21, 2008
Competitive concerns and abusive webmasters prevent Google from delving deeper into the secrets behind its search.
Webmasters wish to know more about how Google works at ranking sites, mainly to rank better themselves. The relevance of Google’s search rankings helped catapult the site past the competition when it launched, into a leadership position in search it still maintains today.
Google has never been especially forthcoming about its inner workings. Despite the long-standing mission statement of taking all the world’s information and making it useful, Google keeps itself exempt from such scrutiny.
Udi Manber, a VP of engineering at Google in charge of Search Quality, posted a few superficial details about that topic at the official Google blog. “Being completely secretive isn