Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday March 01, 2015

Google Wants to Rank Websites Based on Facts Not Links

Google could be getting ready to explore the possibilities of switching its ranking system from the number of incoming links to one that counts the number of incorrect facts on the website. There’s a lot of websites out there that will have to scramble to be rated at all if Google indeed does opt to switch to the trustworthiness scale for rankings. big grin

A Google research team is adapting that model to measure the trustworthiness of a page, rather than its reputation across the web. Instead of counting incoming links, the system آ– which is not yet live آ– counts the number of incorrect facts within a page.