All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Algorithm’

Twitter Deploys New Algorithm to Fight Abuse

Twitter has a known and admitted problem with abusive content – one that truly embodies the phrase “no silver bullet.” How do you stop people from harassing others? How do you prevent people from tweeting abusive content? You can’t ban everyone. You surely can’t stop people from creating multiple accounts. You can’t prevent people from hurling verbal garbage at others. …

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Matt Cutts Discusses The Google Algorithm

Google has released a new Webmaster Help video in which head of webspam Matt Cutts discusses the Google algorithm and how it ranks results on a page. More specifically, he responds to the following submitted question: Does Google use the same algorithm to rank all the results on page 1, or different algorithms for a wider variety in the results? …

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Facebook Asks Just How Friendly You Are with Your Friends in Attempt to Improve News Feed

Facebook is taking a new, proactive approach to tweaking their news feed algorithm, in an attempt to “show you more interesting updates.” We noticed a new poll appearing on the right-hand side of the Facebook homepage – dispersed inside the ads. It asks users how well they know certain friends and provides these five options: One of my best friends; …

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Google’s Algorithm Changes: History of Search

No doubt Google has been one of the most influential characters on the internet and the search giant has changed the way we view the world and interact with it. When Google was first introduced in 1998 things looked a lot different. Their endless pursuits in refining search has given way to endless changes to their algorithm. From 1998 to …

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Drug Side Effects Discovered With Computer Algorithm

A week ago, you started a new prescription medication for acne. Today, you feel dizzy and short of breath and have difficulty concentrating. Your symptoms are not listed in the package insert as possible side effects of the drug, but why else would you be feeling so odd? Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer. Clinical trials are designed to show that …

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Google’s Ad Related Algorithm Update Analyzed By Experts

We’ve covered the topic of Google’s latest update, and tried to raise important questions regarding the implications of the update. What do the experts in the field of SEO have to say regarding this update? There’s one specific aspect of this topic that many experts have been questioning, and it’s whether or not Google is being hypocritical in regards to …

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How Is Google’s Algorithm Update Determining “Ads Above The Fold”?

Less ads intruding on quality content, it’s a simple concept – right? When the majority of us visits a website, we’re visiting to get something we want. When an obstacle is in our way from the main goal, we tend to get upset. Obviously, Google doesn’t want to feature the sites that make their users upset. Sounds like a simple …

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