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"We've also started incorporating data about sites people have blocked into our general search ranking algorithms to help users find more high quality sites," he said.
The option managed from a dashboard lets people block results so that links from that online domain will not be provided in response to future queries.
We’ve also started incorporating data about sites people have blocked into our general search ranking algorithms to help users find more high quality sites. In the future, we may experiment with data from non-US users’ blocked sites.
Spam away! I can't imagine it will have a large impact.
[edited by: tedster at 1:52 pm (utc) on Sep 15, 2011]
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It's Google plus #1, then 2-3 articles with G+ identities and then a very famous techie site, or the original.
Google+ will only have 1 or 2 lines of text and a thumbnail from the shared page. Unless the comments on those pages from the fans are of real high quality which I doubt, this is a very poor echo of the original copy.Ranking them high because it is on a google platform and hence automatically qualifies to be an authoritative site, is manipulation.I agree that this is manipulation, they already do it with G Books and these can be shown. A lot more is waaaaayyyyy too convenient for them, especially certain high priced keywords. They want to force us to promote their services by using the power of search. In other terms blackmail: use /promote G+ or...