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"Not directly used for ranking"

I think that's the important take-away :) While it may not influence ranking directly, there are many indirect benefits to having a strong social media presence. Also the question, "whether Google takes social into account for SEO" is a little too vague and easy to downplay. While there may not be direct ranking from social in a broad sense, there are elements of social that will contribute to improving a site ranking in the SERPs... it's just not as simple as:

[make a post on G+/Twitter/FB/LinkedIn/Whatever] = higher ranking

:)
 
What does "got ranked" mean, specifically, in your case?
 
In my personal case study for my busines I find having a social network account on sites like Facebook, inLinx and Twitter really help because for better ranking, traffic is so important and these are where the traffic are
 
In my personal case study for my busines I find having a social network account on sites like Facebook, inLinx and Twitter really help because for better ranking, traffic is so important and these are where the traffic are

:confused:

So are you saying that social media helps generate traffic? or that it improves ranking?
 

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