Google Says EDU Links Are Not Better Links

Jan 29, 2008 - 7:41 am 45 by
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Googler, JohnMu, wrote in a Google Groups thread that links from EDU domains are not in itself better links than .com or .net links. John said:

In general, I would like to add that no, backlinks from .EDU domains generally do not get "additional credibility from Google"

I believe this may be one of the first times we have official confirmation in writing from a Google representative that EDU links are not anymore valuable then other types of links.

Here are some of our past articles on EDU links:

Forum discussion at Google Groups.

 

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