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"google launches google finance"

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, January 13, 2007
13 years ago2,718 views

The first result for "Google Finance" on Google is "google launches google finance".
google.com/search?q=google+fin ...

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

i saw this last week ;


img174.imageshack.us/img174/98 ...

Rich Hodge [PersonRank 6]

13 years ago #

Yeah interesting, the first result is for finance.google.com/ with no cache, and that redirects to the second result finance.google.com/finance

"google launches google finance" is not the title of the landing page "Google Finance" is.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

HTTP/1.x 302 Moved Temporarily
Location: /finance

Rich Hodge [PersonRank 6]

13 years ago #

302 redirect – ha, wonder if that caused google.com/finance to go supplemental

:)

Rich Hodge [PersonRank 6]

13 years ago #

Just joking, finance.google.com/finance would be the supplemental and google.com/finance would get a dup penalty :)

Rich Hodge [PersonRank 6]

13 years ago #

Maybe they should file a pre-emptive re-inclusion request :)

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

On a slightly related topic, Yahoo Finance is still holding the top spot for a search for GOOG (apart from the usual stock thing)

google.com/search?hl=en&lr ...

Rich Hodge [PersonRank 6]

13 years ago #

Mrrix32 notice the #2 and #3 result – the exact same page from G –

#2
finance.google.com/finance?q=G ...
#3
finance.google.com/finance?q=g ...

Google appears to double up listings in the SERPs for 302 redirects, subdomains, and lower or uppercase filenames...

- Probably old news but I've never noticed. BTW, I'm just up late goofing around on a Friday night. Reading my previous entries in this thread make me sound grouchy ***Full disclosure – I've never had a problem with the websites I run with duplicate content, redirects, and have never even tried cloaking*** It just sure looks like one could double up the amount of pages they have ranking well in the SERPs by:

Mirroring their subdomain website and doing a 302 redirect to another folder
Having a duplicate page in a directory instead off the subdomain
Using upper and lowercase file names

If those three types of duplicate content are ranking fine for G – I wonder how long that has been going on – and how long will Google's rankings stay like that? Maybe this is just an example of how high PR trumps all?

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

<< Google appears to double up listings in the SERPs for 302 redirects, subdomains, and lower or uppercase filenames... >>

Technically, changing the case of characters in a filename or query string *could* lead to a different page though, so they're probably correct to do that.

Rich Hodge [PersonRank 6]

13 years ago #

Yeah Tony – case sensitive issues ... however, wouldn't, or shouldn't googlebot spot this right off? – why not automatically differentiate the pages based on the content; recognize a page as repeat content and then discard it? – case sensitive filename or not?

Can gbot or their algo even spot a repeat page?

Why are there THREE identical pages in the SERPs for google finance?

The current representation of googlebot's and their algo's intelligence is three repeat pages?

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