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Can too many links from Facebook Fan Page cause Google penalty?
fsmobilez

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Msg#: 4266938 posted 6:19 pm on Feb 14, 2011 (gmt 0)

I have thousand of fans on my facebook page,

i have a question if u please help me

how many links can i post in facebook page in one day

i post dozens of post on facebook daily and there is option to attach a link with each post so how many back links to my site in one day will be ok

as i dont want to get penalized by google for too many inbound links

My site Pr is 5

Thanks for ur time

 

aristotle

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Msg#: 4266938 posted 7:43 pm on Feb 14, 2011 (gmt 0)

Having a lot of links from a facebook page probably won't cause a penalty. I haven't checked this lately, but I thought that the facebook scripts automatically put a nofollow tag on all outgoing links anyway.

You didn't say whether you're sending all the links to the same page on your site or to different pages. Sending them to different pages would probably be better.

But taking everything into consideration, any new links you add in the future will probably have little if any effect on your site's rankings. Most likely the only benefit from them would be traffic.

leadegroot

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Msg#: 4266938 posted 8:55 am on Feb 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

yeah, facebook links are all nofollowed, so there'lll be no google love there.
Facebook is for direct traffic, not for google referral strength.

viggen

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Msg#: 4266938 posted 8:58 am on Feb 15, 2011 (gmt 0)


yeah, facebook links are all nofollowed, so there'lll be no google love there.


...are you sure?

...my stats show otherwise, everytime i post on my facebook page a link from an old article of my site (5 or 6 years) that article rises a few spots, everytime...

leadegroot

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Msg#: 4266938 posted 9:10 am on Feb 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

Well, *if* Google is doing what it says and 'removing nofollowed links from the link graph' then thats what should happen.
I suppose it doesn't mean its true.
I don't have any cases of nofollowed links providing a ranking advantage; YMMV.

But - have you tracked links to see if you aren't getting reprinting or somesuch happening thats causing the rank bounce?
Or could it be straight user tracking, such that Google can see you are getting traffic so gives you more? That would lead to very short lived rank improvements :(

tedster

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Msg#: 4266938 posted 3:10 pm on Feb 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

Google has said that for some searches they do use social media signals - but they haven't said that it's backlinks. Google looks at over 200 signals, so just seeing Facebook activity could also be important.

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