Spammy SERPs Since Penguin 4.0?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lolseo, Nov 11, 2016.

  1. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Hey guys,

    There is a niche I track rankings for daily. Since Penguin 4.0 i've noticed massive fluctuations across page 1 and page 2.

    I am seeing one domain show on page 1 multiple times at different URLs.

    us.domain.com
    au.domain.com
    help.domain.com as an example. All 3 sites are the same domain.

    I've also noticed twitter URL profiles going on page 1 at rank 8th/9th above "normal" sites.

    Some of the other URL's that appear are shown for a day or 2 on page 1, then are below page 2 the next day. These URL's are ones that haven't been updated for months in some cases and have next to no content on the ranking page.

    I know penguin means that everything is now real time - it just seems strange how some spammy domains are now appearing on page 1 of SERP's, whereas before penguin 4.0 that was never an issue.

    Anyone else seem similar?
     
  2. supportnhelp

    supportnhelp Regular Member

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    yes saw it. but very few like this. but these will fix sooner.
     
  3. MikeyMikey13

    MikeyMikey13 Elite Member

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    Lately i've seen twitters etc ranking.
     
  4. hitlerphung

    hitlerphung Newbie

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    Those websites will disappear early, Believe me :d !
     
  5. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Im seeing even worst results today - any updates from anyone else monitoring their rankings?
     
  6. starki

    starki Senior Member

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    In general: I think with the new realtime Penguin, many people started testing the limits. It's too early to really tell, but a realtime algorithm is an invitation to try how far you can push it.
     
  7. SunnyLeon

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  8. steelotape

    steelotape Newbie

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    Such rankings have always been temporary.