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What if you are reported to Google for spam?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by businessbira, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. businessbira

    businessbira Power Member

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    Let's cut the chit chat.

    Doing my usual business, blasting profile links that made Angela a IM celebrity, I had one link removed (pretty common) and got an email from the moderator claiming my activity had been reported to Google (first time it happened).

    So, what do you fellows think?

    What could the consequences be?
     
  2. wickid12

    wickid12 Regular Member

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    if they're not bluffing you might be deindexed.
     
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  3. hardcore1

    hardcore1 Junior Member

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    If the link has been removed - how's he gonna prove it!

    Don't worry about it man.
     
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    SuperDuck Registered Member

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    Like Byite said "Don't worry"

    Google won't ban a site just like that, you need to get reported by a few more..
     
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  5. kireol

    kireol Junior Member

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    Let's put it this way, if he reports you, and google deindexes you, I can get rid of 99.99999% of my competition! hahahha.


    in other words, don't sweat it.
     
  6. blazen

    blazen Regular Member

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    Google will not bother to send humans to check a site off of one report, you need several to catch their attention. They probably receive thousands of reports everyday and do not have the man power to inspect every single report.
     
  7. StationMate

    StationMate Newbie

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    if google actually listened to all reports they get, they would be removing 80% of their directory. Of course I made up the number but still webmasters would abuse it to report competitors.

    Don't worry Google can't do anything about it because it's a he said she said thing. What they could do is report you to the police or anti-spam agencies for spamming their site with your ad/site. That would be very serious and more likely to actually happen.