Google Outlines the Role of Its Human Evaluators

An anonymous reader writes “For many years, Google, on its Explanation of Our Search Results page, claimed that ‘a site’s ranking in Google’s search results is automatically determined by computer algorithms using thousands of factors to calculate a page’s relevance to a given query.’ Then in May of 2007, that statement changed: ‘A site’s ranking in Google’s search results relies heavily on computer algorithms using thousands of factors to calculate a page’s relevance to a given query.’ What happened? Google’s core search team explain.”

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Sunday, June 7th, 2009 Uncategorized