Google has been building up information in a knowledge graph since at least 2012. They actually started back in 2005 with something called the fact repository. Back then, Andrew Hogue headed a group of about thirteen or so people who were building things where structured data matters, such as Google Maps.
Published by: Semrush. Host: Jason Barnard. Guests: Cindy Krum, Andrea Volpini, Bill Slawski. October 30, 2018