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Is Google really keeping fake listings off Google Maps?

Google announced last week that they had recently conducted a study to research the actors behind fake listings on Google Maps. The study points out that “geographic proximity is the coin of the emerging localized-search realm,” which matches what I observed with the Possum update in 2016. This major algorithm update was responsible …

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Patent 1 of 2: How Google learns to influence and control users

Two patents were recently granted to Google that paint a very interesting picture of the future of search. These patents are: Detecting and correcting potential errors in user behavior Guided purchasing via smartphone Before we dive in, I feel it’s necessary to point out that having a patent granted does …

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