All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Raters’

Google Gives More Details On Human Raters

Google has people that it pays to rate the quality of search results. They’re called raters. Google mentioned them last year in a widely publicized interview with Wired – the interview, in fact, in which the Panda update’s name was revealed. Given that the Panda update was all about quality, many webmasters became very interested in these raters and their …

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Google Raters Guide: Ratings Don’t Directly Affect Rankings

Earlier this year, following the initial roll-out of the Panda update, Google’s Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal did an interview with Wired, in which they talked about people they had rating search result quality. Last month, the raters handbook was leaked. Morris Rosenthal had some interesting things to say about it here. The raters are discussed a bit more in …

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