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Bill Slawski takes a look at a Google patent on how snippets are chosen: length of the snippet, keywords in snippet, etc., are all mentioned. Overall, Bill finds the patent a bit lacking in depth.
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from billslawski 2415 Days ago #
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Thanks for the sphinn, Matt.There is some value to the patent, but I’ll definitely be keeping a watch out for the one that it references that hasn’t been published yet. 

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