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New Google's User Agent (pretending to be a smartphone)

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by Tozzy, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Tozzy

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    FYI, Google officially announced their bot's new user-agent:
    It will go live on 18 apr 2016 so prepare.
     
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  2. mrblackjack

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    It does not make any difference really, as it still contains the Googlebot string...
     
  3. blackcodez

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    Look at the brightside, this could actually be a good thing. Older established site's that do not have a mobile version in place will (and are) end up being penalized while mobile friendly pages will receive a slight boost.
     
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  4. Alterum

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    thanks for the heads up :)

     
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    thanks for the info mate
     
  6. browsejobs

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    why they are introduced new bot
    you have any idea?