It is true that Google Profiles serve as the main building blocks in acting as the foundation for making Google as the main social map in the whole web-world!
“A Google Profile is simply how you represent yourself on Google products â€” it lets you tell others a bit more about who you are and what you’re all about. You control what goes into your Google Profile, sharing as much (or as little) as you’d like.” – Google
The news is that Google Profiles are now being indexed by search engines!
It is because of the fact that Google has added a new line into their robots.txt file and has lifted the nonindex style command for these files.
Garett Rogers writes :
Just about a half hour ago, Google added a new line into their robots.txt file which makes all those profiles (or at least 50,000 of them) crawlable by search engines. The new entry tells search engines to use â€œhttp://www.gstatic.com/s2/sitemaps/profiles-sitemap.xmlâ€ as a sitemap. The sitemap looks something like this:
According to Garett, Google would soon launch a â€œPeople Oneboxâ€ at one point. Google has earlier performed this task for local and books as well.