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No change in search algorithm to rank websites: Google tells Russian media

Google initiating ongoing efforts to improve search quality: Alphabet Executive Chairman

Reuters  |  Moscow 

Google does not change its search algorithm to re-rank individual websites, it said in a letter to Russia’s communications watchdog, after Moscow expressed concerns the search engine might discriminate against Russian media.   The Roskomnadzor watchdog said earlier this month it would seek clarification from Alphabet’s Google over whether it intentionally placed articles from Russian news websites Sputnik and Russia Today lower in search results.   Responding to a question about Sputnik articles at a conference earlier in November, Alphabet Executive Chairman ...

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First Published: Tue, November 28 2017. 01:01 IST
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