The team compared the five Twitter profiles that had the most followers and the five profiles that had the most inbound links to see if a high follower count impacted a profile’s indexing rate (instead of the inbound links being a factor). While only about 90 tweets were examined for this part of the study, Enge and his team found that: … [Read more...] about How Does Google Index Tweets? A Study by @StoneTemple
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What you, your friends and family look like and do: With the photo editor Picasa, you're revealing your photographs, friends, and moments to Google. … [Read more...] about What Does Google Know About You?
On Twitter, Google’s John Mueller said that creating additional Sitemap files won’t help if Google does not index specific URLs on your website. If Google indexes only 30 of 100 URLs, it does not help to put the missing 70 URLs in a separate Sitemap file: … [Read more...] about Google’s John Mueller: why Google does not index all of your pages
This is probably obvious to most of you but Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that Google does not index redirects. Meaning, if you redirect page A to page B, any content that might be on page A is not indexed, instead GoogleBot just does a hop, skip and a jump over from page A to page B. John said "We generally don't index URLs that redirect, so that seems to be working fine." … [Read more...] about Google Does Not Index Redirected Pages
For years and years Google has told us Google doesn't index all the content and URLs they know about on the web. No just because there is a directive telling them not to but because Google chooses not to index those pages because of various factors like PageRank, duplication, other quality signals. But a WebmasterWorld thread is asking, should they index the whole web? … [Read more...] about Should Google Index The Entire Web & Not Cherry Pick Pages To Index?