geolocation-mobile-phoneYesterday a video was posted by Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s search spam, stating that geo-location or redirected users based on their location isn’t spam.  Google feels that a site that utilizes geo-location techniques isn’t doing anything spammy.

Although, to be clear, what Google does consider spam is when your site redirects GoogleBot to a web page of content that users won’t be able to see.  According to Google’s guidelines, doing this is considered spam, and is a form of clocking.

Here is a video from Matt talking about location spam:

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