Wednesday, April 25, 2012

5:29 AM

Google Came Up With A Targeting Webspam Tool In Search Results


Today Google has declared that it is relinquishing a fresh search algorithm that it hopes will improve catch people who spam its search results or deliberately do things to rank better that are against Google’s publisher’s guidelines. Going to live today, Google says it will hit about 3% of search queries.

Company posted posts on the Inside Search and Google Webmaster Central blogs:
In the next few days, we’re launching a crucial algorithm change targeted at webspam. The alter will reduce positions for sites that we believe are breaking Google’s quality guidelines. This algorithm represents another step in our efforts to reduce webspam and promote high quality content.

 Fighting Web Spam

We are also confused about what’s “Webspam”. As Google calls it, or search spam? Pages that try increase position via things like:
3% Of Queries Impact

May be is this update the reason behind position downfall that various reported last week. Google has already said the cause of that was due to a trouble with a parked domains classifier and reconfirms that today’s fresh spam fighting algorithm update was not part of last week’s changes.

Google says the fresh update will hit about 3.1% of queries in English; 3% in German, Chinese and Arabic. The percentage might be bigger for languages where spam has been sliding through even more, such as in Polish, where 5% of queries are expected to vary.

Note: If you want to read more about Webspam then click here