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Google to give a search-ranking boost to websites using encrypted HTTPS connections

By Jos
Aug 8, 2014
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  1. Google search rankings are a crucial metric for any business that wants to be seen online. Now, after a stream of security breaches over the past few years, the company is using that incredible influence it wields on the web...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    This is a good move by Google. Hopefully HTTPS gains popularity because of this.
     
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  3. So, news about Google are now made from blog posts of some people who have no connection to Google? And if I will say in my blog that Mars is going to attack earth in September, and I will call myself an expert on martial politics, I will be quoted by CNN? :)
     
  4. Great move by Google, now my StartPage results will rank HTTPS supported sites higher as well. :)
     
  5. Jos

    Jos TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 2,718   +87

    They are Google employees.
     
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  6. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,624   +378

    Yes awesome news. Logins plus https!!! Should be standard.
     

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