Hub Forum On Google?

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  1. aoiffe379 profile image62
    aoiffe379posted 8 years ago

    Is it my computer or does the information shared in forums go online to Google? Today I searched Google for HubPages and found Aoiffe 379 appeared twice before HubPages. In other words, HubPages was second.Was this a fluke, a mistake or real?

    1. Marisa Wright profile image96
      Marisa Wrightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Of course it does - these are public forums.  I'm surprised how many people forget that most forums on the internet are public and visible to everyone!

    2. emievil profile image75
      emievilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I discovered this when I googled my hub name and a lot of my results link back to my forum posts, along with my hubs smile.

  2. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    yeah, many times when I google myself I find my forum posts before my profile page or any of my hubs...I don't understand why, though. lol hmm

  3. Rik Ravado profile image91
    Rik Ravadoposted 8 years ago

    Google rates new material strongly hence recent forum posts get relatively high ranking

  4. Richieb799 profile image78
    Richieb799posted 8 years ago

    So it's good on your traffic to comment forums basically! wink

  5. susanlang profile image60
    susanlangposted 8 years ago

    Thank goodness for google

  6. Lisa HW profile image66
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    I'm guessing, then, it's probably also a good idea to keep in mind how some forum posts would "present" us if someone Googles our name.  hmm

    1. Elena. profile image88
      Elena.posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yepsters! I keep hoping some of the forum trolls don't get hired in a job interview because of their forum shenanigans! tongue

  7. myownworld profile image76
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    You mean all the stuff we randomly post in forums comes back to haunt us on google??? Scary thought that.... yikes

    1. Lisa HW profile image66
      Lisa HWposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol  I know....         Tomorrow we'll all come back and discover the forums empty because this thread will scare away all those people who thrive on saying on here what they'd never say in their "real" life.  lol

      1. myownworld profile image76
        myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I would've said something more, but I kinda lost my voice just now.... neutral

      2. susanlang profile image60
        susanlangposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol  good point Lisa HW, misconduct, lawyers, courts, abuse, calling 911, all that stuff will end up on google.

      3. emievil profile image75
        emievilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol scary!

  8. waynet profile image72
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    If you post serious discussions that is tightly related to your hubpages then I'm sure you'll be able to get some traffic on low competing keywords....but since I just post a one line usually sarcastic forum post on many threads I won't gain much traffic from this method!

  9. Jayne Lancer profile image96
    Jayne Lancerposted 8 years ago

    Both my forum posts and comments I've left on Hubs have come up on Google. Since realizing that, I haven't been quite as spontaneous here as I used to be.

  10. wrenfrost56 profile image78
    wrenfrost56posted 8 years ago

    Yeah they do, I noticed that too. BTW did I ever mention how much I  love google? lol


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