Google Indexing & Ranking Google Search Results

Sep 10, 2014 - 8:30 am 6 by

GoogleBot All Tied UpGoogle is pretty clear about not wanting to have search results listed in their search results, they have been since at least 2007. So why is Google indexing and ranking their own search results?

Rob, a reader here, spotted this and had his friend Chris Dyson do a blog post on it. Chris shared it on Twitter but here are screen shots that I can personally replicate:

Google Indexing & Ranking Google Search Results

Here is the cached version of the page:

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Dan Petrovic also found a case like this a few months ago.

Maybe that is why Gary locked up GoogleBot.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: This is now fixed.

 

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