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At the Semantic Technology conference in San Francisco today, Google gave an update of its rich snippets initiative - which adds extra information to Google search results. For example, showing restaurant review ratings. It's an experimental Semantic Web feature, but today's update shows that usage is increasing and Google wants to ramp it up significantly.
Marking up data using microformats Microformats are simple conventions (known as entities ) used on web pages to describe a specific type of information —for example, a review, an event, a product, a business, or a person. Each entity has its own properties .