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I have uploaded images as mime-type application/octet-stream, they are served well if sourced from an image tag but Chrome for example cannot open them directly, always asks for download. The question is, does the wrong mime-type affect findability and SEO?

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I don't know about SEO, but why are you serving them with that mime type? what kind of images they are? –  PatomaS Mar 4 at 12:34
We uploaded them to a cloud service and didn't take notice, we need to fix this but until then we just are wondering because our images are getting bad SEO on google, could this be the problem? –  Ayyash Mar 4 at 13:22

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