Social Media Impact on Google and SEO POV
Are Twitter and Facebook tweets and likes an SEO ranking signal?
Social content matters because it is crawlable content that lives on an authoritative domain. That content can appear alongside your own site content in the SERPs, especially SERPs for branded queries. Backlinks on social media platforms, however, are all NoFollow, and Google itself has stated that "tweets and likes" are not a ranking signal in its search engine. So does that mean that social media activity doesn't matter for SEO?
The answer is that it's not so simple. Read BrightEdge's exclusive point-of-view on social media and SEO to find out why.
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