diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp (more information)


Google AdWords Ads indexed & listed on Microsoft Live Search

Raven on Microsoft’s Live Search spotted that it’s indexing Google AdWords ads. The example in the below screenshot shows a search on colorations paint, which returned Google AdWords ad in the 3rd and 4th position.

I checked Google, Yahoo and Ask to see if they were indexing any Google AdWords ads, and they were not – at the time of this post. I then did a deeper check on how many Google AdWords ads Microsoft’s Live Search was indexing, and I noticed it was over 4 million!

A site:www.google.com/pagead search at Live Search will show you this for yourself. Here is a screen capture of what I see right now:

Google clearly is blocking search engines from indexing that Google directory in their robots.txt file. However, that doesn’t prevent Live from having URL-based listings that come not from crawling the links but merely seeing them from other pages (Google does the same thing — it may list a blocked URL.

Source:→ SEL Blog

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

Get Latest News

Subscribe to Digital News Hub

Get our daily newsletter about the latest news in the industry.
First Name
Last Name
Email address
Secure and Spam free...