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June 12, 2013

New Google Patent Suggest Change in Search Algorithm Annotations

source :Moz

Possible New Google Search Result Annotations - SEO by the Sea: "If you’re logged into your Google Account, you can see other information in Google search results as well, such as a +1 button that you can click upon to vote for a page, and a display of other people whom you are connected to somehow who have clicked upon that plus button. It’s quite likely that Google will continue to experiment with other information that you might be able to see in search results as well."

A patent application published by Google this week explores some additional options that you might be able to see, such as whether or not you’ve previously visited a specific page and possibly the date of your last visit, how many times you’ve visited the page, and the queries that you used to find the page
The patent filing is:
Search Annotation and Personalization Services
Invented by Taylor N. Van Vleet, Yu-Shan Fung, Ruben Ortega, Udi Manber
US Patent Application 20110208711
Published August 25, 2011
Filed: April 29, 2011
Abstract
Various features are disclosed for storing and providing access to event data reflective of user-generated events, including events associated with search query submission of users. One such feature enables users to annotate search results, to later recall and view these annotations, and to publish the annotations to other users.
Another feature involves recording event data reflective of search result viewing events of users, and using this event data to personalize search results pages for particular users.