30 Oct '11, 3pm

@Affan - Good question. This might satisfy you curiosity

@dixon_jones , a well known and respected SEO, asked Google's JohnMu in a Google Webmaster Help thread why Google shows the old Twitter URL versus the new Twitter URL in the search results. For example, my old Twitter URL is twitter.com/rustybrick but the new style for the Twitter URL is twitter.com/#!/rustybrick . Yes, Twitter uses the new AJAX schema for the URLs. So why does Google show the old version without the #! in the URL? JohnMu explained because Twitter redirects the #! to the old URL. Google crawls AJAX URLs using the AJAX-crawling scheme which results in the URL looking like this instead http://twitter.com/?_escaped_fragment_=/rustybrick . When you look at what Twitter does when you access that URL, bots are redirects to the old URL. #1 Server Response: http://twitter.com/?_escaped_fragment_=/rustybrick HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 12:...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/twitter-google-url-13598.html

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