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Why Social Media Isn’t Going to be Powering Search Engines

  • June 7th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Since Google announced that they had been using social signals from sites like Twitter and Facebook as a ranking factor, there has been a lot of buzz involving using social media to improve ranking positions. Some blogs even tested this and proved that social signals (tweets in this case) can influence rank. It’s pretty clear then that despite the fact… Read more versus – How Are They Different

  • March 18th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Twitter search can be accessed in two ways: From your profile (at!/search) From the subdomain at (formerly known as Summize) While being powered by the same engine, these two may provide slightly different results: People Search Option Yes No Promoted Tweets Yes No* Top tweets Yes (called “Top Tweet”) Yes (signed as “XX+ Recent Tweets) The Read more

Go Social – Social Media Generates Effective Signals That Will Boost Search Engine Rankings

  • December 20th, 2010 by Cijo Abraham Mani
Does your company have a social media presence ? If not, it is time that you should build up one! Google and Bing has made it clear that social signals are now used as a ranking factor. Social media signals do had its own priority in search long back as I have been doing extensive research on the same and… Read more

Google’s Getting All Up in Your Face(book)

  • February 25th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
If you haven’t already seen it, your Facebook posts might be showing up in Google search results around the web. The search engine honcho has indeed begun to index Facebook content and has already been indexing information from MySpace and Twitter.… Read more