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Is serving Googlebot a transcript in place of a video considered to be cloaking?

We have an interesting question from Jeremy in Chicago. Jeremy asks: Hi Matt. Is serving a word-for-word text transcript in place of a video to Googlebot considered a negative form of cloaking which could result in a penalty? So I’ll talk specifically about the web search rankings. I think Google News might say, OK, if… Read More »