Google: Scrapers Are Not A Google Quality Or Ranking Signal

Dec 10, 2018 • 7:52 am | comments (8) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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Google's John Mueller had to say on Twitter that people scraping your content is not a signal that Google will rank your content better. John Mueller said "Scrapers copy all kinds of content without judging the quality, so I don't think that would be a really useful signal."

I guess the question makes some sense. The person who posted it asked if others think your content is good enough to scrape, maybe Google would use that as a signal to as well?

But John said no - scrapers aren't biased towards quality content.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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