indexing Facebook comments on websites, reports labnol.org. The only Facebook comments indexed by Google are the ones from the add-on commenting system. These comments are being crawled (and ranked) in Google's SERPs.Google is now
This is good news (read: added Google juice) for sites that are using the Facebook commenting platform.
Here's how Facebook commenting will look in Google Search, courtesy of SearchEngineLand.
Now that Google indexes Facebook comments, websites have more incentive to install the add-on. Here's another example of a comment thread, plus the subsequent Google search for that thread.
Update: The IBTimes reported that Disqus comments are also searchable, yet when we performed a search they did not come up. I grabbed this comment from a MoveOn.org post about abortion rights. (full disclosure: I was the Associate Editor of MoveOn.org before coming to ReadWriteWeb. MoveOn uses the commenting platform Disqus.com.)
I couldn't find this comment through a Google Search.