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#1 rrroseen

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Posted 02 October 2011 - 12:29 PM

Is it possible that Google can or does put pages at the very top of query results that pertain to special or important pages.

For example, if one queries a person's name (first and last), and a page showing that person is a sex offender is a result, Google has special instructions to always put that page on the top most displayed result?

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Posted 02 October 2011 - 01:03 PM

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Google has special instructions to always put that page on the top most displayed result?


No.

That said, they do like to show a variety of content and points of views.

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Posted 02 October 2011 - 01:26 PM

QUOTE(Jill @ Oct 2 2011, 02:03 PM) View Post
No.

That said, they do like to show a variety of content and points of views.


Good.

The sex offender page I was referring to in the example is an official page derived from government listings.

If the answer is stlll no, that is helpful news and thank you.

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 07:20 AM

QUOTE(rrroseen @ Oct 2 2011, 01:26 PM) View Post
The sex offender page I was referring to in the example is an official page derived from government listings.


I don't know this for sure, but my guess is that Google would give a measure of preference to a ".gov" domain - all other things being equal.

But if the page was merely "derived" from a ".gov" site, Google would presumably have no way of knowing that, and so wouldn't treat it any differently.






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