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|Google removed fresh tag/date in SERPS|
| 7:17 pm on Jan 10, 2008 (gmt 0)|
This is the first time they have removed date from all results, even CNN and other big sites don't show a fresh tag any more.
I'm seeing it on 126.96.36.199
| 7:48 pm on Jan 10, 2008 (gmt 0)|
3 Results in my blog I posted in the past 8 hours all have fresh tags.
| 7:49 pm on Jan 10, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I stopped noticing the fresh date tag months ago. I assumed then that it has been removed permanently. I guess some still see it?
| 8:14 pm on Jan 10, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I now often says stuff like - 3 hours ago or - 8 minutes ago instead.
| 10:39 pm on Jan 10, 2008 (gmt 0)|
They have been testing things, 'Cached - Similar Pages - Note this' have also been removed, but they are back again.
| 12:00 am on Jan 11, 2008 (gmt 0)|
Rather than "removed and then replaced", it is more likely that certain datacentres have it and others do not.
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