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Benefit of date in URL segments

I was curious about the date in URL segments, is there any SEO point of benefit? For example the following URLs: http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/18/netflix-will-launch-in-the-netherlands-later-this-...
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Posting old content on a new website. Which date to use?

I have been writing a sort of diary for quite some time (5 years) that I store locally on my computer. Now I have decided to make some if this content publicly available in the shape of a WordPress ...
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Two datePublished for LiveBlogPosting

Based on the information below, I understand having a datePublished for the actual post on the WordPress blog index page, but it required a datePublished for the actual blog. How does Google treats ...
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When does Google use article published date vs article modified date in SERP?

I have a website with a number of long form content articles that I keep updated. The page generates two date snippets from this: <time itemprop="datePublished" datetime="2014-04-29T14:08:40+01:00"...
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Can dateModified be unset on a Schema.org Article, if so when should it be set for the first time?

I am trying to understand what the various dates mean in Article from Schema.org. From what I can understand is the following: dateCreated is when the writer first starting with the article. Nothing ...
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Google Rich Snippets showing the wrong date only for landing pages

I noticed today that rich snippets belonging to my landing pages are showing an incorrect date. In the screenshot provided above, you can see that the bitbond landing page is showing the 22nd of ...
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SERP - Google Rich Snippets showing the wrong date for updated post

When I update my post, changing the date of publication, Google News reads me the right date and Google SERP classic not (as you can see in the pictures). What am I doing wrong? Here is my code: &...
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Which is better for SEO, early publish date or a late one?

On one hand, I read that Google prefers the page to have the earliest publish date, in order to prioritize original content over scraping websites. On the other hand, Google also prioritizes fresh ...