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Just when you thought SEO factors couldn't get weirder
Biometric Feedback a Future Ranking Signal?

A newly published Google patent application describes technology that would modify scoring and ranking of query results using biometric indicators of user satisfaction or negative engagement with a search result. In other words; Google would track how satisfied or unsatisfied someone might be with search results, and using machine learning, build a model based upon that satisfaction, raising or lowering search results for a query. This kind of reaction might be captured using a camera on a searcher’s phone to see their reaction to a search result, as depicted in the following screenshot from the patent:

I think this is possible but I think it might fall more under personalization than pure algorithm and it all might be done in the far future (i.e - 10 years from now.)

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Do you search through Google on your phone? How do you know whether or not Google is watching you as you do and keeps on eye on whether or not you like the results you receive during your searches? Could Satisfaction with search results be a ranking signal that Google may use now, or in … Continue reading Satisfaction a Future Ranking Signal in Google Search Results? →
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A couple of days ago I published my first blog entry in almost 2 years. "Patch Notes":
At the risk of starting off my first blog post in...a really long time, with TMI: I've been fighting a kidney stone. At the age of 36, this is already my
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I'm done w/ Flickr. Really. I can't trust them any more. But who's better? Google Photos lacks so many basics (browsing, tagging, etc)
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+James Todd​ You can't really share/browse someone's prime photos either, can you? Isn't it like Google, just with fees? 
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Stuck. Trapped. Forced into a hotel room existence. And then the police come. But instead of handcuffs, you are greeted with help. Rescued. And you come into freedom with nothing. The setting of th…
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Hey Paul! Happy birthday! 
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This looks really cool -
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I finally finished "Ready Player One". It turned out to be pretty good. Not Pulitzer material, but it was a lot of fun once it got going. It'll be a perfect Spielberg movie. 
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Definitely movie material
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  • Logan's Roadhouse
    Digital Marketing Manager, 2015 - present
  • HealthTrust Purchasing Group
    Manager, Digital Marketing, 2014 - 2015
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    Brand Marketing, Business Process, 2004 - 2014
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Digital Marketing Manager at HealthTrust. Social media junkie, strategist, and app idea guy. Hockey fan, photographer, and father to 2 awesome boys.

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  • Middle Tennessee State Univ
    B.S. Recording Industry Management. Marketing minor, 2004
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