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Google News SERPs Now Display a "Shared by" Number



10:47 am on Oct 20, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Just noticed a new option next to the source name of Google News listings, in SERPS. "Shared by 10+"

It links to "Updates" page with "link:http://www.domain.com" search, and lists tweets with that link (also finds shortened links)


2:50 pm on Oct 20, 2010 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tedster is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

Someone mentioned this feature to me yesterday, and it happened to be a day I was traveling so I checked the SERPs from both Boston and New York. So far I haven't seen the Shared number. But it will be interesting to see if this feature rolls out universally - and how it affects News clickthrough rates.

Barry Schwartz posted a screen capture on SearchEngineLand for those like me who still can't see it: [searchengineland.com...]

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