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Google's examples of spam websites

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by vikktor, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. vikktor

    vikktor Registered Member

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    There is a page where google explains how search works, scroll down to "we fight spam 24/7" to see live examples of recently deindexed websites. If you click "See action taken over time" you can even see graphs of what kind of spammy sites are removed.

    Well, if youre interested in how google fight spammy sites, you shoud take a look:
    http://www.google.com/insidesearch/howsearchworks/thestory/
     
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  2. Murdoch1337

    Murdoch1337 Regular Member

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    That's kinda interesting. Based on the sites that it's showing, it appears that most of them are pretty obvious spam sites. If you read the text, its poorly written and spun gibberish.
     
  3. sidddd

    sidddd Power Member

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    Interesting. Even this site was removed:

    orderdressshop.webagentur-bonn.com/carhartt-mens-tall-duck-chore-coat-brown-x-large.html

    Sure, it's bad, but not that bad...

    Edit: Same is the case with this site: roomba-i.robotvacuumscompare.us/

    So Google is removing Amazon-based affiliate sites? Both these sites have a really crappy domain names and weird linking structure. Quite surprised if Google was automatically able to pick them up and mark them as "spam."

    Edit 2: Okay, I love this!

    Another spun site blocked: mulberryukerstorevip.co.uk/

    Another reason why we shouldn't use spun content on web 2.0 properties -- I just hope every seller at BST takes note of this! :D

    And in between all spam sites, a legit webpage was also removed: podcastingnews.com/topics/Podcast_Software.html ... I wonder why!
     
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    bertbaby Elite Member

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    I don't know; there appears to be some real value in the "Scholarships for Brunettes site"!
     
  5. vikktor

    vikktor Registered Member

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    Yes, looks like whole domain is deindexed.
     
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    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    Appearances are judged.

    Look at the URLs. They are either terrible and scream "there is nothing of actual value here", or are copyright infringing.

    With a domain like that, you don't need to worry about the spun content(which is ranking just fine when done properly, and on nicer domains)

    Take a hint guys. Stop riding coat-tails of others in bad faith like these spam sites did.
     
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    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    The majority of decent looking sites... ie the amazon sites, are getting taken down for copyright infringement.
     
  9. DocJenkins

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    Many affiliate sites look good to me. Wonder why google removes them. Copied content I suppose.