Google: we respect nofollow, but we might use the links for discovery

Google’s Martin Splitt said on Twitter that Google does not associate nofollow links with your website. They can, however, use nofollow links for discovery.

How to check your links

Use the Link Profiler tool in SEOprofiler to analyze the links that point to your website. The Link Profiler tool enables you to filter the links by follow/nofollow and by many other signals:

Check your links

Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "".