Edu/Gov + FB/Twitter Links
I watched this video by Matt Cutts, where he talks about edu/gov links having the same weight as other links.
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What do you think?
Interesting article about how Google treats .edu & .gov backlinks
In this article, I’ll go deeper on the case that people are spending hours on. Most people (including me) say that links from .edu and .gov websites give more weight than links from for example .com, .net or .org. The reason for that thinking is because it is a lot more difficult to get backlinks from those websites rather than getting a link from a normal website. But after viewing some videos from Matt Cutts over at Google, it’s kind of proven that every link is treated the same…
You can read more about .gov and .edu better than other tld's on my blog ;)
It isn't the biggest article there is, but I'd like to get a discussion going -- in this thread of on the blog :)