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Last Visit Dates Added to Google SERP Listings
EvilSaint

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Msg#: 4356169 posted 4:39 am on Aug 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

Hi All,

I was looking at Google Australia this morning, signed in. Using Firefox 5.0.

Happened to do a search for a specific website and found that the link I had visited last week had the date shown underneath that listing with the words:

"You last visited this page on 23/08/11."

Anyone else seeing this? Is this something new?

P.S. I found it kinda creepy :/

 

tedster

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Msg#: 4356169 posted 5:09 am on Aug 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

Aaron Wall just blogged about something he noticed (with a screenshot) that sounds similar: an unusually high ranking search result that included the line "You recently searched for [keyword]" as an explanation.

If you let Google keep a history for you, they will definitely use it.

anallawalla

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Msg#: 4356169 posted 9:35 am on Aug 29, 2011 (gmt 0)

< moved from another location >

A colleague reported that when he was logged in and searched for a site he checks regularly, he noticed a numbered SERP, e.g.

1.
(first result)

2.
(second result)
You visited this page on 23/08/11


I can only find one other instance [news.softpedia.com] on the web but that example has a tiny avatar next to the "you visited" text and the entries are not numbered.

No avatar in my colleague's example. Looks like a continuing trial. I can't reproduce it, but I rarely surf when logged in.

[edited by: tedster at 2:59 pm (utc) on Aug 29, 2011]

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