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Yahoo Answers are getting mean!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by bigfred, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. bigfred

    bigfred Power Member

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    Just thought I'd update you guys on Yahoo Answers.

    I have around 50 answered questions on YA using my Level 3 account. The answers were done over many months and contained a link to my money site.

    I noticed last night that all of the answers with the same link in have been deleted.

    I have also noticed that accounts are getting banned pretty easily. The only footprint I can see that I am creating is that the accounts have 0 or very low "asked" questions. And as soon as you Answer a question with a link in, the account gets banned.

    Looks like they are getting smarter
     
  2. Riseing

    Riseing Regular Member

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    I have noticed this as well. I had a nice account with alot of legit answered questions and a few ones with links in them. That got banned, looks like SEO is becoming alot more long term.
     
  3. 1337WuLF

    1337WuLF Senior Member Premium Member

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    YA isn't do-follow anyway.. Its only advantage is gaining traffic through the site itself.

    However this is bad news OP.
     
  4. adhept

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    Same here, level 5 account, 40% top answers - gone. Wa*kers
     
  5. teeniegenie

    teeniegenie Supreme Member

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    YA is deleting answers like crazy. Watch for YA to pop up in Google when you enter a search. Most of them are deleted...I think they're going overboard and things will swing back in favor of IMs sooner or later...(hopefully sooner!)
     
  6. adhept

    adhept Junior Member

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    It's almost like they want people to stop exploiting their site to make money. How mean.
     
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  7. dgruergerugerhiye

    dgruergerugerhiye BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Who let you in?