Video Exclusive: Has Google Given Twitter a Cloaking Penalty?

It seems Google has given Twitter some kind of penalty, possibly for cloaking.

Watch this video for the details

Has Google Given Twitter a Cloaking Penalty?

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To check the cached Google page you will have to switch off javascript using something like the web developer toolbar for Firefox.

Topsy Search & Twitter Backups

Friendfeed Search

I am a SEO geek – if there were 140 characters on Twitter that have meaning – I might want to be able to find it, or help other people to find it.

How To Create a Better Tweet Button (+WP Shortcode)

Share This On Twitter

Having criticized the new retweet or “tweet” button that Twitter have introduced, lets see if we can make it better.

This mainly covers WordPress – if you are on another platform, find a geek that uses it to try to do the equivalent, but I doubt this is possible on Blogger.

7 Reasons Not To Use The New Tweet Buttons

Tweets on Topsy

1. Nofollow

The Twitter retweet code places a link to Twitter on every page you include it, and they didn’t add a nofollow to the link. It is quite possible Google will decide to ignore all these links in the future, especially as it is effectively hidden and not a “vote” for a particular page. The destination of the link doesn’t show similar information to what is in the button.