Naver Announce New Search Algorithm

Naver Korea announced the introduction of a new search engine algorithm update, “Sonar” (Source Navigation and Retrieval) on 29 November. This new algorithm has been designed to complement Naver’s previous update, Libra, which was implemented last November. Sonar’s main purpose is to identify and protect original content by preventing scraped and copied content from being…



New Sentiment Analysis in Yahoo!Japan Real-Time Search

Yahoo Japan have released a new sentiment analysis function in its real-time search results in this month. The development, although in its beta stages, mechanically scans tweets in real- time search for positive words such as, “goodbye”, “thank-you” and “awesome”, etc. It also scans terms with negative connotations such as “bad”, “upset” and “angry”. After searching…