Google Fresh – How Will Google Measure “recentness?”

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How will Google “Fresh” measure if a page is actually “new”?
Will it be based on indexing or does a newly updated page count? For example if there is a page that has product reviews that are updated regularly, would that count as “fresh”?

By all accounts, it will be determined by initial crawl date. When Google first discovers a page will matter most. Also, RSS discovery and pinging services Google uses like PubSubHubBub are likely to play a part.


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