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Why nobody is talking about major google images update?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by R0meo, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. R0meo

    R0meo Senior Member

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    I am surprised why noone talks about such huge change in google image search. Actually they just copied a whole thing from BING. So i decided to create a thread ( sorry if i missed any created).



    I personally lost 25% o traffic (even thought google images do not convert OK - yet still it is nice to have additional traffic).

    Well, i used iframe breaking script to get all my images traffic to my website ( redirects automatically once user clicks on my image while still in google search) (it is not working anymore)

    Google uses OUR content to fill their pockets! i am pissed!

    Well : oficial link : http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.ca/2013/01/faster-image-search.html


    PS. i already figured out how to get most of my images traffic back.

    Many webmasters are JUST pissed about such drastic change :

    http://www.seroundtable.com/google-images-protest-16283.html
     
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  2. beeman

    beeman Newbie

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    Care to share how you found a solution for getting your images traffic back? I too used to use a frame break to get the traffic to my main page
     
  3. Aegroeg

    Aegroeg Regular Member

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    This post sums it up well. Alarming!!

    Edit: More posts that ring true:


     
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  4. thetraveller

    thetraveller Senior Member

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    This sucks.

    But actually a site found a ingenious solution to take most of the traffic back. its fansshare dot com, search on G images the domain name and then find one of their pictures, click and you'll see a watermark that fade out the image with the title "click for full resolution" - will take the user to the page with that image.

    Maybe someone can share the redirect script with us.
     
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  5. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    As a user, I find this annoying. The results are worse.
     
  6. ouchthathurts

    ouchthathurts Regular Member

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    How many times have you done an image search, clicked on an image only to be redirected to a malware infected page prior to the update?

    I feel for the webmasters who lost traffic but I can understand why they have revamped the image search
     
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  7. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    It really sucks because you basically can't look up porn anymore.

    I suppose you're right. Although, I use mozilla+better privacy, and a mac.... I really never look at the content on a page when I'm searching for an image, I just look at the image...
     
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    jayrat14 Senior Member

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    As a user its good may you dont like it coz its new... But for webmaster who were mostly based on Google Images traffic is facing huge Crisis.. Pity for them.
     
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    BlackHatWidow Newbie

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    What? The Black Hatters haven't worked out a solution?

    The world needs you!
     
  10. eviltaker10

    eviltaker10 Registered Member

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    This sucks, i had 95% visitors coming from google images, I lost 2/3 of my visitors! :(
     
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