Does Social Media Affect SEO? Matt Cutts Answers

by Mark Traphagen
Post updated September 1, 2015 (originally published January 23, 2014) How far along is Google from using social media signals as ranking factors? Can Google use engagement and follower metrics from Twitter and Facebook to evaluate the authority of an individual? To me, the answers to those questions were the buried headlines in a Google Webmaster Help video (embedded below) by Matt Cutts.Read the full article

Are pages from social media sites ranked differently?

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