There has been an ugly rumor going around, started by some very large companies in fact, that Google cannot crawl Facebook pages.
So can Google crawl the content on the new Facebook Business Page Timlines? We believe so. First, lets take a look at a post by Matt Cutts.
Furthermore, any SEO can look at their backlink profile in webmaster tools and see links from Facebook pages.
As of now, all signs point to Google being able to crawl Facebook pages and index Facebook backlinks. Have question or comment? Leave it below!
- Facebook has commented out content. However, Google would still have the ability to access this. An exception may be being made for Facebook.
- The webmaster tools backlink report shows links from Facebook pages as well as http://en-gb.facebook.com subdomain.
- Google Begins Indexing Facebook Comments