Google patents 'Determining and/or using location information in ad system'

Google has been awarded a patent entitled “Determining and/or using location information in an ad system”. Here’s a discussion of the “what is claimed” from the patent: “A computer-implemented method for controlling serving of an ad using its relevancy to a request, the method comprising: a) accepting, by a computer system including at least one […]

Google has been awarded a patent entitled “Determining and/or using location information in an ad system”. Here’s a discussion of the “what is claimed” from the patent: “A computer-implemented method for controlling serving of an ad using its relevancy to a request, the method comprising: a) accepting, by a computer system including at least one computer, geolocation information associated with the request; b) comparing, by the computer system, the accepted geolocation information associated with the request with geolocation targeting information associated with the ad to generate a comparison result; c) determining, by the computer system, the relevancy of the ad using at least the comparison result; d) controlling, by the computer system, the serving of the ad, for rendering on a client device, using the determined relevancy of the ad; e) determining, by the computer system, whether the ad has geolocation price information corresponding to the geolocation information accepted;[…]”

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