Do Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, MySpace and other soclai networks that have profile status update or tweets (kinda, what are you doing now?) give opportunity for backlinks?
Especially interested in Twitter as URLs are shortened to tiny ones.

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Twitter provides a great opportunity for backlinks. A great way to track these shorten urls is by using bit.ly since it provides you with traffic data.

Thank you very much Insights for the insights :-)

It depends on how many times your link is clicked and retweeted or shared with more and more number of peoples as search engines gives more value to those links.

when someone twits on y blog it always end up on my backlinks.

Twitter provides a great opportunity for backlinks. A great way to track these shorten urls is by using bit.ly since it provides you with traffic data.

Sorry but cant agree with you. Twitter Is good for getting traffic but cant help in building backlinks. Twitter is simply a nofollow site which cant contribute in building backlink except providing traffic.

Hm... seems to be contrary opinions.
Ok, what about Facebook and other social networks?

Twitter provides a great opportunity for backlinks. A great way to track these shorten urls is by using bit.ly since it provides you with traffic data.

Definitely use bit.ly. Tinyurl is nice but no traffic data.

Yes tweeter is one of the best social site

All sorts of one way backlinks can be great, even from the Nofollowed resources because they still are links but will not pass PR.

Since Twitter pages can have the potentials to get visited by many people, the quality sites and profiles would gain many links.

social networking is quite attarctive , but the point is how u do it well
as we all know the traffic is often untargeted and they come and go fast

Thanks for sharing..... :)

rajesh.boddu
vedicsoft
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so now the question: twits or upgrade own sites, in my opinion tweeter is just another version of blogger or facebook

You can get backlinks. But we mainly use them to get traffic. ^^

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