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Re: Solomon''s curse and search Bias

From: Liam R. E. Quin <liam@fromoldbooks.org>
Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 17:05:18 -0500
Message-ID: <7606999f4fe991c2c1f1493e11cf77f7579c98fa.camel@fromoldbooks.org>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>, Paola Di Maio <paoladimaio10@googlemail.com>
Cc: ontolog-forum <ontolog-forum@googlegroups.com>, "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>, public-aikr@w3.org
On Mon, 2019-03-04 at 15:05 -0600, Thad Guidry wrote:
> Hi Paola,
> 
> You'll need to guide Google, or any search engine a bit more.
> PageRank is based on popularity in general (less linking = less
> popular)

Probably worth noting that Google hasn't really used "pagerank" as per
the original paper for i think over a decade.

For a long time it was one of over 200 factors in search ranking, but
it gradually got de-emphasized, not least because it was very
susceptible to external manipulation.

Or so they say.

Liam


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