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White Hat forum has a ton of spam to member profiles, would you disavow?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jon_xx_x, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. jon_xx_x

    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I have a white hat forum where I just noticed a ton of spam links to user profiles. Doesn't seem to be effecting my rankings, and no msg from Google in Webmaster tools. Would you disavow the links or just leave them until I get penalized/messaged?
    There are about 500 of them.
     
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    Cratos Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I would remove the links. Thats a ton of links. Better safe than sorry in my opinion
     
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    Why would you wait for the penalty coming anyway? That'd be too late. If I were you, I would disavow those links right away.
     
  4. jon_xx_x

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    I don't know, I've never dealt with this before. Most of the links are a year old. Don't want to remove and rankings drop. But I guess I should.
     
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    You can bring back the rankings anytime but if its penalized then it will become very difficult to get the domain back again.

    So disavow them as soon as you can.