Twitter now has individual meta descriptions

Mon 4 May 2009 00:52, Martin Assmann

So far the meta description on all Twitter pages was the same:

<meta name="description" content="Twitter is a free social messaging utility for staying connected in real-time">

Recently they have made some changes and use now the information from the „One Line Bio“ to put it in the meta description. On single tweet pages the entire message is used. Because the Twitter user has only 160 chars to describe themselves in the bio and 140 chars for a tweet it fits perfect. Up to now Google has not updated the search result snippets.

Here you can see the new meta description for the Searchcowboys Twitter profile which is identical with the "One Line Bio":

<meta content="Searchcowboys, THE weblog on European SEO, Search, PPC and more." name="description" />

By the way, do you follow @Searchcowboys?

Twitter now has individual meta descriptions

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