A few months ago, both Google & Bing launched deals with Twitter that would allow tweets to appear in real-time search results. And while many of us try to compete to get our websites ranked higher for the search engines, now we must also fight to get our tweets ranked higher too.
Luckily Google is no longer keeping that a secret. In a recent article, journalist David Talbot scored an interview with Google’s Amit Singhal. Singhal admitted that like Bing, ranks are based on the number of followers you have, however, it’s not necessarily how many actually followers you have, it’s how reputable those followers actually are. (more…)