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Breaking News: Google admits Negative SEO works!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by albaniax, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. albaniax

    albaniax Elite Member

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    Their old sentence:
    was recently changed to:

    Or in full:
    Source: http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=34449

    So the disavow is your only bet one can make, thought it's not 100% that these links won't be counted even than, if one doesn't make a reconsideration request aswell.
     
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    Where is the breaking news?
     
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    Whahahhahah spited out my coffee, on my keyboard, thanks for that! ;)
     
  6. shiza31

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    Good luck to anyone that can monetize from negative SEO
     
  7. crazedspyker

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    This change was made quite a while ago. Negative SEO serves google very well though. Legit sites will report links and get it disavowed, black hat sites will be too scared of disavowing in fear of Google discovering their other black hat links. In the end, the black hat site is bit more susceptible to damages caused by negative SEO.

    Black hatters lose, white hatters get caught up in the cross fire sometimes, Google wins either way. Wasn't their motto "do no evil" or something like that? haha

    Every video Google releases has a subtext. There's what they say, and then there's "what they say". For example,

    Video: we want to try and display the best results in the serp.
    Subtext: the serp doesn't have to be perfect, profit is the number 1 priority.

    Tweet: we're going go after naughty russian link networks.
    Subtext: we have no idea how to catch them, so we are going to get people scared that they will do the fear mongering for us.

    etc. etc.

    In my opinion, google has many ways of detecting spam that they simply don't implement. Not because they can't, but because the cost would exceed the profit gained from doing so (not to say they won't in the future when the means become more practical). They are a business after all, and they have to look out for their shareholders.
     
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  8. ANITechnologies

    ANITechnologies Registered Member

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    LOL you read the title and you think Google's CEO is resign over the issue :pat:
     
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  9. gorang

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    Old news.
     
  10. myfault

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    Sorry but what is Negative SEO ?
     
  11. S E O

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    Anyways this is old info thanks for sharing again
     
  12. saifkhatri

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    This has been posted many times but thanks for the share :p
     
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    Thanks bro! But ummm ... Penguin 1.0 called - and it wants its NEWSFlash back ....
     
  14. Smeems

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    If by "recently" you mean "over 1 year ago", then yeah - you're right.

    This is what happens when you try and use Search Engine Journal as a legitimate SEO news source, OP. The only bigger pile of wank than SEJ is anything that twat Barry Schwartz puts out of his mouth.

    Proof: http://web.archive.org/web/20120402...m/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=34449 - change you're referring to was made in late 2011. Not "recently" at all.
     
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  15. albaniax

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    I see, that show's really 2012 - thought at the URL I mentioned it show's a recent date, which made to come to this conclusion - good one!

    I found it only interesting that Google admits it, that it works was already clear before. To use it as an advantage over competitors is a whole other thing, which isn't nice.
     
  16. SEO_Alchemy

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    I love this part:

    so err. how exactly do you suggest I contact all the owners of the 10,000 blogs and 100,000 forums that have just blasted with spam anchors at my site :confused:
     
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    And whats new about this??? :ranger: