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How to get a Facebook Do Follow

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by darkface, May 2, 2010.

  1. darkface

    darkface Senior Member

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    Alright Guys,

    Here goes a method how to get a Facebook Do Follow link.
    You all will have noticed that usually Facebook uses do not follow right? Well you can get a do follow link by going to http://forum.developers.facebook.com/

    Create a profile, wait for some time and then drop your link in your profile. It's do follow as far as I know = )

    There you go
     
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  2. C.S.A.

    C.S.A. Junior Member

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    Yes, but that page has no PR to speak of, and individual user profiles definitely do not carry particular weight without some other funny business. For example, look at this profile:

    http://forum.developers.facebook.com/profile.php?id=156

    It has many posts but no PR.

    Then look at this one:

    http://forum.developers.facebook.com/profile.php?id=46279

    Many fewer posts, but PR 4.

    I think that second one may have something funny going on with it, especially given his product. The vast majority of profile pages on that site have no PR, and the site itself (even top posts) appear to have little to no PR as well.

    Since it's a subdomain, it's unlikely to carry the same weight as a DF link from the main FB.com domain.
     
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  3. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    I looked into this.

    Forum.developers.facebook.com is a PR7 subdomain.

    C.S.A was a little harsh on this find. I deem it to be highly useful, but only if the following tactic is used:

    Perform a site: search and isolate all the highest PR forums, then leave genuine comments. Your name is an automatic d0follow link, leading back to your profile. By grabbing more juice, your profile gets indexed and becomes more powerful as a link source.

    A d0follow link from facebook, an authority site which Google believes follows a strict nofollow and anti linkspam policy, is not to be turned down. Good find, OP.
     
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  4. darkface

    darkface Senior Member

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    Cheers, I've been using this for a while because of the authority that you get. I was just ignoring his post because some people cannot see the value of anything even if you stick it right up their nose. I have to admit that I am a SEO noob and always looking for more and better information trying and experimenting with link building. When I say a while I mean a couple of weeks not much longer but I think that those links are quite valueable.
     
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  5. sirong

    sirong Newbie

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    thank. I'll try that method
     
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    wokaka Senior Member

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    Hey OP, great post really. Thanks. I dont know if this can be considered white hat though, maybe grey hat! lol
     
  7. blackheader

    blackheader Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    @ wokaka: of course it´s whitehat!

    I think the method darkface is describing is simply angelina&paul´s style-backlinks, isn´t it? In the thread-link I´ve added you´ll find a dozen more backlinks (PR8-4) you can create this way:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...ree-angelina-pauls-style-backlinks-daily.html

    But it´s really cool he shared his idea, because I also think that a do-follow from facebook is very valuable!

    @micallef: instead of writing/posting genuine contend in those forums, couldn´t you just apply this method to get your backlinks indexed?
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...rial-how-get-your-backlinks-indexed-fast.html

    Would make things a lot easier, doesn´t it?
     
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  8. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    Yes you could use that method to get the profile indexed. However, making comment posts (they can be just "great stuff, this helped me") on the high PR forum pages diverts linkjuice to your forum profile, making it a more powerful link source. It's like rigging the internal link structure of the site for your benefit.
     
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  9. blackheader

    blackheader Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Ahh, thats very interesting to know, because I wasn´t aware of this fact! So for the best outcome I will create some linkjuice to my forum profiles (mostly on the high PR forum), and also adapt the rss-feed method, to get those profiles indexed fast.