Google has released, as part of the their Webmaster Help Youtube channel, information that can help the Google Sites webmaster improve search engine optimization. The new video discloses that Google now considers social sites in page rankings. So, your efforts on Twitter, Facebook, and Google Buzz, will get you noticed by Google. "In what capacity?" you might ask.
Google Realtime is a search engine that processes all the most recent social data, while not the most visible avenue it could grow. Backlinks are still important to Google and remember, it's their goal to properly rank what's relevant and popular. I've provided the video below.
How can I get my Google Site noticed by Google Search?
It's one of the most frequent questions on the Google Sites help forum. You want to be on the front page of a Google search entry, or at least somewhere. Look forward to my next post on this hot topic.