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Cant view twitter link in backlink list
twitter link in backlink list

Msg#: 4267186 posted 5:42 am on Feb 15, 2011 (gmt 0)


I twit everyday for better ranking..but still I can't see those link within my backlink list..

Please tell me, how it actually works..




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Msg#: 4267186 posted 6:10 am on Feb 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

Twitter activity can be one of the ranking signals, but it's probably not the same as a traditional backlink would be. Here's the best discussion we have about it so far: Google Confirms - Social Media Signals Are Used in Some Search Results [webmasterworld.com]


Msg#: 4267186 posted 12:30 pm on Mar 16, 2011 (gmt 0)

twitter backlinks are ‘nofollow' links... May be that is why you can’t see them!


Msg#: 4267186 posted 3:22 pm on Apr 10, 2011 (gmt 0)

Truly you can use Twiter to build your audience but not to build backlinks. How is it with Facebook?
By my knowledge, it ought to be similarly.

[edited by: engine at 11:36 am (utc) on Apr 13, 2011]
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Msg#: 4267186 posted 11:11 am on Apr 13, 2011 (gmt 0)

Yes it is not considered as backlinks but search engines spider does crawl to them. That's why links on Twitter are also advantageous for your website in terms of search engine rankings.


Msg#: 4267186 posted 9:26 pm on May 6, 2011 (gmt 0)

Reading this makes me think about all the valuable meta-meta data to be found crawling twitter posts with links.

Webmasters are forced to condense words to 140 characters minus the short url.

A step further would be to measure what words and phrases are the readers/users of a site using for their own tweets that link to a website's content.

I'm sure this has all been discussed before, but I just realized it.

In regards to this thread's subject, I would assume any goals one has with twitter and backlinks would be nofollow-blocked.

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