All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Metaweb’

Google Is Shutting Down Knowledge Graph Source Freebase

When Google first announced the Knowlege Graph, it named Freebase as one of its primary sources of structured data. It was named as one several public sources of information, which also included Wikipedia and the CIA World Factbook. Google announced that it will be closing Freebase, and moving toward the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikidata, which is described as “a free linked …

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Knowledge Graph: Google Officially Announces Its “Things” Results

Google has formally announced the “Knowledge Graph,” its way of providing results about “things”. We’ve reported on the products of this a couple of times, as Google has been testing them. An example would be when you search for a band, and Google puts some boxes on the side of the search results page with some specific info about that …

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Google Search Results Pages May Soon Be Even More Cluttered

Google has been testing/experimenting with some richer search results pages for things like movies, actors, bands, books, people, etc. We wrote about it last month when a reddit user posted a screen cap, but from the sound of it, these results may become commonplace for all Google users in the near term. Danny Sullivan at Search Engine Land reports that …

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Will Google Hurt Your Site By Improving Itself?

Are we getting ready to see a massive overhaul of Google or just some expansion of what we’ve already seen for years. That’s the question. Either way, it appears Google wants to keep users more on its own sites and less on other people’s sites. If Google can give users what they need without sending them to other sites, that …

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