Does fresh content rank better? Google filed a patent application in 1995 which was granted in 2008 titled “Information retrieval based on historical data“. It talks about scoring a document based on a number of factors, including a documents “freshness” which could be determined in a number of ways.
Does Google use this approach however? Well, in the most shockingly short video by Matt Cutts I have ever seen, he gives a resounding Read on »