Facebook shares or likes, which is good for SEO?

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I would like to know search engines are giving much importance to Facebook shares or likes?

#facebook #good #likes #seo #shares
  • Profile picture of the author mdzarate
    shares for sure, likes are good, shares are better
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  • Profile picture of the author TopKat22
    Any social network activity, comments, shares that show people are interested in what you have going on it good. Twitter re-tweets, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author prcys
    As by share , one share the whole information and this can be more beneficial to spread the information at more and more places. And likes just we get liked by many. So by this point of view share is the best.
    But as FB announced for restoring the old stuff and for that FB has decided to redesigned the news feed by which one can view the content by sorting as per the most recent or as per by most liked content. So now by this point of view likes be more important.
    So as per the time it will change so every one tries for the all things.
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  • Profile picture of the author samual james
    According to me google give more importance to facebook like as compare to share. Both are providing similar facility if you like some one's link then it will display it in your friends profile.
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  • Profile picture of the author skooja
    I guess shares fetch you more traffic compared to likes
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  • Profile picture of the author C Rebecca
    Shares and likes are kind of signals of popularity of your pages... And Google does count social media reputation while ranking a webpage in search results.

    Along with ranking, it helps in convincing your visitor to read your content... If your page has 100 'likes' then it surely alerts the visitor about the good quality of your content.

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  • Profile picture of the author spymobiles
    Like means you just like that and share means you upload all the information again on your behalf, so defiantly share have more importance.
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  • Profile picture of the author brianlmaule
    both are equally good for Seo
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  • Profile picture of the author dofollow
    Any Facebook that has an activity with a link in it is great be it a share or a like.I don't think that during my work I prefer one over the other, they both look the same in terms of link.
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  • Profile picture of the author ninar
    I think Sharing is much better as a SEO move. The second is Twitters RTs.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shilpa
    I guess shares get more importance than likes. But both are equally good!!
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  • Profile picture of the author vindog
    We offer facebook shares on Fiverr
    We'd love to help. thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author Ryan0111
    Facebook shares are better than facebook likes..
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  • Profile picture of the author danlew
    Sharing something on Facebook is a lot better than getting Facebook likes. For sure, you will get a lot of natural traffic there (possibly comments too).
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  • Profile picture of the author Targeted Traffic
    I'd go for FB shares. Facebook shares, at least as related to Google searches, act as a sort of "super-metric", encompassing a variety of different factors.Earning Facebook shares (probably) will not directly boost your Google rankings but it may have positive effects that indirectly promote links, tweets and other signals Google may use.
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  • Profile picture of the author powerofschool
    Even though both fb shares and likes are important .
    Shares have more popularity. When any one share your Topic with them.
    It will be expanded on there wall and can be visible to all his/her friends very clearly.
    If you got the like , that will be visible very lighter.
    And ofcourse both are good for Seo.
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  • Profile picture of the author Price98
    Both are very effective but I think like is most preferable than share. Facebook is very popular site so both are effective for SMO.
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  • Profile picture of the author jeffsmith1
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    • Profile picture of the author stephaneM20
      While you share a post in Facebook it indicates you found it useful for others also. So share is better than like.
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  • Profile picture of the author lamatic
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    • Originally Posted by lamatic View Post

      For sure facebook share. Likes are only for visibility.
      Why wouldn't they count likes? I think these are also important.
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  • Profile picture of the author rahulkashyap
    social network activity, comments, shares and Twitter re-tweets, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author SalAG
    Both are important but sharing has wider scope. It lets more people like your page.
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  • Profile picture of the author kundanseo
    In my view, facebook shares is better than likes. But both are important.

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  • Profile picture of the author mejohn
    Shares are definitely more important. It gives your page exposure, which will naturally increase the likes, thus building more organic traffic to your page.
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  • Profile picture of the author indybail
    You want shares for the links and accompanying traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author AnmolJ
    I Think Both Of Them Matters Equally !!
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  • Profile picture of the author patco
    Of course the share. But I think you should understand that Facebook (just like twitter!) will help you drive more visitors to your website, it will NOT help you a lot for your ranking

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  • Profile picture of the author slazer90
    They are good in their separate ways. But as for SEO the shares are probably best. Having a lot of likes is great for traffic and exposure when you pot updates on your page.
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