Reputation of an author of online content

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8150842
APP PUB NO 20090157667A1
SERIAL NO

12333153

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Methods, computer program products and systems are described for online-content management. Multiple online content items authored by multiple authors are received at one or more first computers for online publication. For each online content item, a reputation score is determined for the author of the online content item. The reputation score is based at least in part on one or more reviews of the online content item provided by one or more reviewers other than the author. In response to a query for online content received from a second computer, a set of search results is generated that includes an online content item from the multiple online content items. A ranking of the online content item in the set is determined based at least in part on the reputation score of the author.

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GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLCMOUNTAIN VIEW, CA24737

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brougher, William C Los Altos, US 5 89
Dixon, Michael D Palo Alto, US 14 716
Kamvar, Sepandar D San Francisco, US 35 1816
Stoll, Nathan San Francisco, US 26 304

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