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Does Google index Facebook?
jointsurgery




msg:4374837
 9:15 am on Oct 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

I read somewhere that Google now index the Facebook pages also, Is this true?

 

g1smd




msg:4374842
 9:21 am on Oct 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

Type into Google: site:facebook.com

tangor




msg:4374845
 9:32 am on Oct 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

jointsurgery, welcome to Webmasterworld! Little doubt about indexing, even if by stealth... just curious as to the query.

Bing...

jointsurgery




msg:4375433
 12:31 pm on Oct 17, 2011 (gmt 0)

thanks for the answer...

danwhitehouse




msg:4376456
 9:36 am on Oct 19, 2011 (gmt 0)

Google indexed some of Facebook, check out Facebook's robots.txt

[facebook.com...]

Nika




msg:4379434
 1:54 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

I think we all have to assume that it doesn't. Only the brief header of your FB page is visible for Google. I wonder whether there is a way to insert your external website link into your FB page so that it would show in that header.

socialmedia




msg:4379449
 2:32 am on Oct 26, 2011 (gmt 0)

I think Bing has much better facebook results because of their tight integration

umbeehosting




msg:4379943
 2:30 am on Oct 27, 2011 (gmt 0)

Google does get the FB pages but not the content of that FB page. Google can only the accounts and not the content of the accounts.

Nika




msg:4379956
 3:07 am on Oct 27, 2011 (gmt 0)

Well... if you've got a link in that part of your Facebook page that shows publicly, meaning without the need to log in, that link will be indexed then. They are "nofollow", but I'm pretty sure that googlebot disregards the instruction in this particular case.

zabalex




msg:4380356
 7:21 pm on Oct 27, 2011 (gmt 0)

definitly google crawl and index facebook pages, you can check it out yourself by just typing cache: command with your desired facebook page.

regards
zabalex

cpci




msg:4380608
 10:41 am on Oct 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

Yes Google index the Facebook pages.

rash001




msg:4383386
 7:07 am on Nov 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

yes, Google index fb pages. But I have never seen fb providing back links to any site.

colinwood07




msg:4384357
 10:43 am on Nov 7, 2011 (gmt 0)

yes,
Google index facebook pages.

ProSEOServices




msg:4391084
 6:38 pm on Nov 25, 2011 (gmt 0)

Google Added Facebook Pages & some other content without feeds, album, comment & search.

amitaimk




msg:4392879
 11:03 am on Dec 1, 2011 (gmt 0)

Yes very true friend. Google gave started indexing Facebook pages.
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