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Google Sent 45M Notifications Through Search Console, 6M Of Which Were Search Spam-Related

Juan Felipe Rincon, the global search outreach lead of Google has shared some updated metrics on Google’s spam-preventive measures over the past year.  Compared to last year, Google about 3 million fewer manual action notices this year. Last year, Google said that it had sent 9 million web spam notices through Google Search Console.  That number dropped this year [...]

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With A Rare Google Confirmation Of On-Site Penalty, Natural News Returns To Google’s Index

Google, in a rare move, confirmed that a publisher by the name of Natural Links was penalized and deindexed by the major search engine over a webmaster guidelines violation.  It was stated by Google's John Mueller that the site was using sneaky mobile redirect, and once that is “cleaned up, the site can submit a reconsideration request through [...]

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Natural News Was Not Banned From Google Over Fake News

According to Wikipedia, a controversial alternative medicine website called Natural News has been delisted from Google.  The news site confirmed being removed from Google and recently claimed that the search engine banned them due to the site was pro-Trump. But according to Google, the site wasn't removed for its politicall views, but because of a webmaster guidelines violation. [...]

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Google Studying Ways To Deal With Offensive Search Suggestions & Results

Recently, Google came under fire when search suggestions came up, such as "are women evil" or actual results that question if the Holocaust even happened.  Luckily, there are folks at Google who are not ignoring the issue.  They're taking time to figure out the best and most comprehensive response. Last week, Danny Sullivan met with a number of [...]

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Google Labels Your Links, Such As ‘Footer’ Or Penguin-Impacted

It was in a conversation with Google’s Gary Illyes (part 1) podcast at Marketing Land that we learned that Google is adding labels to your links.  With these labels, classifications or attributes can be added to the link, including whether the link is a footer link, whether it's impacted by the latest Penguin update, or if it's disavowed or other [...]

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Google Says Penguin Recoveries Have Started To Roll Out Now

On the evening of September 28th, Google's Garry Illyes said tonight that those who were suffering from previous Penguin penalties should begin seeing recoveries.  This is what he said on Twitter:   @atmoore81 it's happening as we speak. or tweet. it will take a few more days to finish that part — Gary Illyes (@methode) September 28, 2016 [...]

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#SEJLive: Eric Enge On How To Handle SEO Penalties

Eric Enge from Stone Temple Consulting joins the SEJ team to discuss solutions to search penalties, declining traffic, and more. Learn more from Eric in his SEO guide chapter: Download SEJ's complete FREE SEO guide:

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Google Reminds Webmasters That Widget Links Are Against Their Webmaster Guidelines

In a Google Webmaster Blog post this morning, Google issued a stern warning that they are reminding webmasters that links within widget can go against their webmaster guidelines. Googlers, Agnieszka Łata, Trust & Safety Search Team and Eric Kuan, Webmaster Relations Specialist wrote “we would like to reiterate our policy on the creation of keyword-rich, hidden or [...]

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