On December 5, Google updated its quality raters guidelines. Google added a page in the guidelines which makes it of 168 pages at present. Earlier Google updated the guidelines on 5 Septemeber this year only. The revisions majorly focus on diversity, impartiality and pertained to language.
Key Changes Made In The Guidelines
- The Search Experience:
The guidelines are now started with 0.0 section which covers the search experience. It includes why people conduct searches and in which they perform the act.
- Removal O Rater Bias:
Retitling segment 0.2, another section was added training evaluators to put together their appraisals with respect to the directions and examples that show up in the rules.
- People And Political Affiliations:
Two paragraphs within section 14.6 received small, but meaningful additions in which “people” have been replaced with “users” and political has been added that provides new diversity.
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