---- Can Google analytics data be shared to Google search engine?
JS_Harris - 10:13 am on Aug 10, 2013 (gmt 0)
Bottom line there are many ways for Google to gain access to real usage data.
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt once referred to Google's drive of acquiring data as "pushing the creepy line". Assume that Google gathers data from every source available and that they cross reference it in ways you haven't thought about. It's what they do.
That shouldn't worry you when it comes to website traffic unless your site is doing something shady. The added data has an equal chance of benefiting the site as it does harming it's rankings, imo.
Eric's comment happened at a time in which he visited North Korea, was demoted from CEO and separated from his wife of 30+ years. Something wasn't going well for him so who knows if his views reflected Google practice at the time or not.