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Crawling Ranking Algorithms

  1. Matt Cutts: Facebook, Twitter Social Signals Not Part of Google Search Ranking Algorithms

    But as far as doing special specific work to sort of say “you have this many followers on Twitter or this many likes on Facebook”, to the best of my knowledge we don't currently have any signals like that in our web search ranking algorithms.

  2. Google Commissioned Report Aims to Protect Search Engine Free Speech Rights

    We believe that the subjective judgment of any individual is, well .subjective, and information distilled by our algorithms from the vast amount of human knowledge encoded in the web pages and their links is better than individual subjectivity.

  3. 10 Steps to a Successful SEO Migration Strategy

    Oftentimes, changes to navigation can cause large ranking fluctuations (because internal navigation links are an important part of ranking algorithms). Therefore, if the global navigation changes, they may be the reason for traffic and ranking...

  4. Don't Ignore Your Sitemap!

    Internal linking is just one factor in the many that make up the ranking algorithms, but the double-duty sitemap can be beneficial for SEO and users, so giving that page some attention can pay off with better crawling and more internal pages...

  5. Yahoo Announces Changes In Algorithm

    We've rolled out some changes to our index with fresh web data and updates to our crawling, indexing, and ranking algorithms over the last few days. Throughout this process you may see some changes in ranking as well as some shuffling of the pages...

  6. Yahoo Rolls Out Search Index Update

    Writing on the Yahoo Search blog, Priyank Garg and Sharad Verma said, "We'll be rolling out some changes to our crawling, indexing and ranking algorithms over the next few days, but expect the update will be completed soon.