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The Constant Attacking of Matt Cutts

Discussion in 'Forum Suggestions & Feedback' started by BlueTurtle, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. BlueTurtle

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    I'd like to bring the issue of the constant kiddie-attacks on Matt Cutts to the staff's attention.

    I've noticed an increasing trend of some seriously disturbing talk about Matt and the omnipresent "matt cunts" that people keep using. I even spotted someone, albeit sarcastically(I hope), talking about getting some money together for a hitman. This is VERY VERY serious stuff and if the wrong people read it there WILL be trouble.

    Legal issues aside, are we a bunch of angry *chan-kiddies or are we serious business professionals? It really makes me ashamed to be part of bhw every time I see someone say "matt cunts".

    It's really pathetic. He's just a bloke working for google. What is it some of you people expect from him? Do you want him to allow all spam and lose his job? Do you want google to change their policy and allow spam? You realize they'd crumble within the year. If they did start allowing spam then you'd STILL moan, because you wouldn't suddenly just magically rank, you'd be competing with the millions of other spammers.

    The way people talk about him really does remind me of a certain *chan that I won't mention because we don't want to attract their attention, but it's EXACTLY how they talk about people.

    It's becoming increasingly socially acceptable on blackhatworld for people to badmouth Matt. He's just a guy trying to succeed in life like any of you. This isn't what business is about. You don't see Bill Gates call his competitors "cunts" etc.

    I'm creating this thread because a lot of what becomes socially acceptable on a forum is down to the masses as a whole since the staff are so few and can't stay on top of everything. When it becomes unacceptable to act like a spoiled brat people will stop doing it because they'll realize they'll start losing rep etc.

    Right now what I'm seeing is a lot kiddies jump on board and back each other up engaging in rants about Matt and none of the senior members pipe in to say it's not cool.

    bhw is generally a very positive place and I don't like to see crap like this drag the forum down as a whole, so I've shared my thoughts with you all here in the hope that those who regard this sort of behavior as unacceptable on bhw voice their opinion when they see it and use the report button so the staff can deal with it if they decide it's something they also definitely don't want to see on the forum.
     
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  2. Patel

    Patel Senior Member

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    So now we know his username.....

    Jk. I do agree with you. He is just a guy that works for Google. Just like the Flo of Progressive. Even though I hate her too, I never really degrade any of them publicly because for all you know they could be cool people in real life.

    Do not be so fast to hate or degrade other people without knowing them.
     
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  3. Baraba

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    We all love him. Making fun of him is our way to say how much we love him. :D
    I am sure he likes it.
     
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  4. dankerman666

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    He is the face of the evil empire and that's the joy of free speech bro. The fact that it actually bothers you is wierd considering it is part of the culture around here.

    Settle down man, he is only one of the many engineers at Google and I think its good fun, nothing more. I seriously doubt anyone here would purposefully harm the man in any way shape or form.
     
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  5. aakon7

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    While I agree on some of your points, I would add that our hatred should be towards G's policies not towards Matt.

    Me: Matt Cutts, what color is the sky?
    Matt Cutts: Well the sky is very well put together for the user so concentrate on that not on specific colors.
    Me: WTF?
    Matt Cutts: Please reword your response to include more user helpful content
     
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  6. andee

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    nice try matt cutts
     
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  7. knall

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    I fucking hate Flo too. Matts alright lol
     
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  8. Zak_A

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    You are very right, and I agree too.

    On a side note I also start to think Mr Cutts' BHW username starts with "Blue" and ends with "Turtle" :D
     
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    I enjoy watching the YouTube videos they make so I can make my website better. They give great tips on how to improve your website for SEO purposes and in general.

    Code:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/MattCutts
    Code:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/GoogleWebmasterHelp/videos
     
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  10. twinkle88

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    Good Post BTW.
     
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  11. dirtbag

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    Bitches be jealous Matty earns more money than them, lol.
     
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  12. nikolaalx

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    Matt Cutts is a brilliant professional. I strongly agree with the blueturtle.

    Kids need to learn how to respect people that are smart, successful and have the ability to think differently. Matt is definitely one of them.
     
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  13. BlueTurtle

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    It's not about freedom of speech. It's about integrity. Just because we're blackhat marketers doesn't mean we have to act like a bunch of street thugs towards competitors. This isn't gang-warfare.

    Mutual respect is a great thing. Take a look at all the big successful names in business and you won't find many of them who don't respect their competitors. They certainly don't bad-mouth, and certainly not publicly.

    Also, it's not something that 'bothers' me exactly. I'm just doing my bit to help keep blackhatworld a place we can all call home. Someone has to stand up sometimes and say what needs to be said. I know I'm not alone with my thinking here, there are many who don't like this kind of stuff and what I want to see is more of the people on this forum with integrity stand up and say "This isn't acceptable". The sort of people that have integrity tend to be more passive and take a back seat though, so what ends up happening sometimes is the aggressive folks go on a rampage. ;)

    All I'm doing here is being the first to step forward on an issue and say "This is not ok."

    Someone said that this is bhw culture. Well, it's not. I was a passive reader for years here before I finally signed up and I can assure you that it's NOT bhw culture to flame.

    *edit*

    That 1 star someone's just voted the thread is hilariously immature btw. :)
     
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  14. SilverSultan

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    I have a question How much is Matt paying you to say this? or did you suddenly have good fortunes with the latest panda update and suddenly in love with google? hmmmmmmmmmmm :D lol
     
  15. BlueTurtle

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    Google is irrelevant. I don't blame anyone else for my life.

    If I fail at SEO it's my fault, not Google's.

    If I fail at life then it's MY fault. I've personally never met anyone who's successful and blames others, but they might exist!
     
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    Does anyone else find themselves offended by the ease with which some people get offended?

    I, for one, hope people will continue to speak their minds as concerns Matt Cutts and Google. Further, should levity serve to make people feel better about the relative powerlessness, frustration and unfairness that has been heaped upon their lives as a direct and verifiable result of Matt Cutts' decisions, so be it.

    Why one would not first and foremost concern themselves with that and those people, and instead fixate on bettering the cordial treatment of an unaccountable Google drone (i.e. Matt Cutts) demonstrates a remarkable lack of perspective.

    No, no one ought to be threatening the person of Matt Cutts. But he's still a knob.
     
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  17. SilverSultan

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    Where you think ? xD
    I think the majority of people were just joking dude, as for the hitman thing I think that is just odd and weird, and we certainly have odd ones here, though I have not seen that comment, was it in a thread about Matt? I have been busy lately ;)
     
  18. BlueTurtle

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    Of course most of it is a 'joke', but jokes are funny things and this isn't funny. It just makes us look bad and immature. I guarantee that sort of stuff puts off a lot of serious business professionals in our industry from taking part or associating with the forum.
     
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    Hey Matt I hear you!
     
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    I think that this post is more about cleaning up BHW to maintain it's high standard.
    If we let the less mature members take over members will start to look for other
    forums to hang out... I say lets start now to set our standard, not later when it could be too late
     
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