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Methods and systems for improving user search experience with a search engine by providing a way for associated users to create and share personalized lists of local search results and/or advertisements through endorsements of such local search results and/or ads. Local search endorsements can be used to personalize the search engine's ranking of local search results by offering a way for users to re-rank the results for themselves and for those who trust them.

Title
Methods and systems for endorsing local search results
Application Number
10/879591
Publication Number
7827176 (B2)
Application Date
June 30, 2004
Publication Date
November 2, 2010
Inventor
Celia Neuhoff Saino
San Francisco
CA, US
Sumit Agarwal
Mountain View
CA, US
Thomas Christopher Korte
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
Google
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/00
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