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Google Patent about Relevance

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Absurtuk, Jul 19, 2014.

  1. Absurtuk

    Absurtuk Regular Member

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    Hey guyz,
    Have you guyz checked out this patent yet?
    Because, It explains more than I've thought about how they calculate relevance.
    And If anyone read it, it would be great to discuss in this topic, what matters and what not.
    Cheers.
     
  2. bertbaby

    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Unless the patent clerk happens to be Einstein I actually feel sorry for them. That said, this is old, the images contain a floppy disk and this appears to be a dated Microsoft patent. Not sure what your gleaming form this.
     
  3. SEO Power

    SEO Power Elite Member

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    It's not everything Google has a patent for that is actually implemented in the algorithm. Focus on what works and carry out your own tests if you are in doubt about how any aspect of the algorithm works and stop focusing on patents.
     
  4. Santhor

    Santhor Junior Member

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    What SEO Power said. Too many people are overthinking about what Google is doing. From what I've seen through the years, they are not as effective at anything as they want people to believe. But one thing they excel at is to create a lot of noise and confusion (with help from people like Fishkin) and to paralyze a lot of SEOs.
     
  5. Trepanated

    Trepanated Supreme Member

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    Firstly, it is not a Google patent - it is a Microsoft patent.

    And secondly, it is 10 years old.
     
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  6. Bagga Bones

    Bagga Bones Newbie

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    Well its 10 years old, but that shows to me that Google is about 5 years ahead of the common knowledge of the average SEO. So from this I would need to think what Google is thinking about now, that will be common knowledge in 5 years time.
     
  7. Santhor

    Santhor Junior Member

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    Yes, Google is almighty! Look how they killed all the spam in 2010.

    Oh wait, we're in 2014 and they're still trying? Is that the 5 years you're talking about?