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Google’s Not Checking Your Facts Just Yet

A recently released Google research paper has been drawing some attention throughout the search industry. It proposes a signal for ranking search results based upon “the correctness of factual information provides by the source,” rather than links. Do you think this would be a good direction for the algorithm to go in? Let us know in the comments. As we …

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Google: We Don’t Plan On Updating PageRank Again

The writing has been on the wall for quite some time, but if you’re still clinging to any shred of hope that Google will be updating Toolbar PageRank again, it’s probably time to give it up. Do you think Toolbar PageRank should go away, or do you still have a purpose for relying on it? Let us know in the …

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Google Is Not Going To Be Updating Toolbar PageRank Anymore

It looks like Google Toolbar PageRank may officially be a thing of the past. This will no doubt please some, while upsetting others, but for better or worse, don’t expect it to be updated anymore. Do you think Toolbar PageRank should die, or do you still find a use for it? Let us know in the comments. Over the last …

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Google Toolbar PageRank Lives (For Now)

Just when you thought you were out, they’ve pulled you back in. Google has updated its data for Toolbar PageRank, after giving indication that it likely wouldn’t happen before the end of the year, if at all. Many of us assumed that it was pretty much going away because it has been so long since it has been updated, after …

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Matt Cutts Tells You Why Your Site’s PageRank Isn’t Changing (Kind Of)

The question of whether or not Google Toolbar PageRank is dead has come back around, as Google’s Matt Cutts indicated the other day that we’re not likely to see an update before the end of the year. This Twitter exchange occurred on Sunday (via Barry Schwartz): @NielsBoschh I would be surprised if that happened. — Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) October 6, …

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Matt Cutts Indicates You Should Not Hold Your Breath For A PageRank Update

Back in August, we discussed Google’s lack of a toolbar PageRank update, and speculated that it might simply be dead. Based on recent comments by Google’s Matt Cutts, we’re still leaning towards this. Barry Schwartz points to a Twitter response from Cutts to a question about it: @NielsBoschh I would be surprised if that happened. — Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) October …

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Has Google Killed Off Toolbar PageRank? And If Not, Should It?

We may have reached the end of an era. We haven’t seen anything official, but Google hasn’t been updating Toolbar PageRank, and hasn’t said that it is not killing it. In fact, earlier this year, the company hinted that a time could come that they would kill it. Now, there’s nothing but virtual tumbleweeds in PageRank land. Do you think …

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Google PageRank-Inspired Cancer Research Published

Google’s PageRank algorithm is the inspiration for a new lung cancer study published in the journal Cancer Research. Researchers fron the University of Southern California (USC), Scripps Clinic, The Scripps Research Institute, University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York used an algorithm described as “similar to the Google PageRank and to the Viterbi …

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Wondering What Percentage Of PageRank Disappears Through 301 Redirects?

Google’s Matt Cutts discusses loss of PageRank from 301 redirects in the latest Webmaster Help video. Specifically, he answers the following user-submitted question: Roughly what percentage of PageRank is lost through a 301 redirect? After providing some history about the context of this question, Cutts says, “I sent an email to the team who is in charge of this, and …

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Here’s Why Google Doesn’t Turn Off Toolbar PageRank

Now that Google’s Matt Cutts is back online, he’s been steadily putting out new Webmaster Help videos on a daily basis. It will be interesting to see how long this continues. Today’s is particularly timely considering Google just pushed out a toolbar PageRank update (the first of the year). Cutts responds to the following user-submitted question: Why don’t you switch …

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Google Releases Toolbar PageRank Update

Google updates toolbar PageRank about four times a year. They updated it in November, and August before that. Now they’ve updated it again – the first update of 2013. People started noticing the update on Monday. As usual, webmasters are taking to Twitter to express their comments on the ups and downs. Follow @firda Firda Beka @firda I’m a little …

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Google Algorithm Used For Cancer Research…Again

Earlier this year, we looked at a story about a Washington State University chemistry professor who claimed to have adapted Google’s PageRank algorithm to help determine molecular shapes and chemical reactions. We also interviewed her here. Then, we showed you a study that looked at improving outcome prediction for cancer patients by network-based ranking of marker genes, using Google’s PageRank …

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