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Google’s 2023 Search quality rater guidelines update: Here’s what changed

It’s been nearly a year since Google last updated its Search Quality Rater guidelines.  Unlike previous edits to the Search Quality Guidelines, which have introduced significant, new concepts (like the new E for Experience last year), the latest updates to the Search Quality Guidelines seem much more focused on user intent and needs met.  Google …

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Search Quality Raters Guidelines update  |  Google Search Central Blog  |  Google for Developers

Thursday, November 16, 2023 As of November 16, our Search Quality Rater Guidelines have been updated to simplify our guidelines. Specifically, we’ve simplified the “Needs Met” scale definitions, added more guidance for different kinds of web pages and modern examples including newer content formats such as short form video, removed outdated and redundant examples, and …

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