No, The Toolbar Does Not Lead Google To Index My Content
Matt Cutts of Google has posted another one of his debunking theories post, this time on the Google Toolbar aiding Google in indexing content.
Matt said, “if Ken Simpson is implying that the Google Toolbar led to these urls being crawled, then he’s mistaken.” Ken Simpson was paraphrased in an InformationWeek article saying, the “Google Toolbar may be configured to pass URLs that one visits to Google for indexing.”
This is not the first time Matt debunked this theory. He did so in December 2006, but felt it was necessary to do so again. Matt explained he did so again because it is “good to reiterate this every couple years though, especially as Google has gotten better at finding new pages as it crawls.”
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