Ever wonder if all those links that result from people retweeting and sharing content on Twitter give you a boost with search engine optimization?
For a long time no one was sure, because the dreaded nofollow is in use on big social sites to keep those links from being counted as a “vote” for search engine purposes. No matter what, social networking links are still highly useful from a traffic perspective, because they have the power to get new readers to your content.
But in December, Google confirmed that the playing field had changed a little. Here’s what that means for you and your content.