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  1. More Panda 4.0 Findings: Syndication, User Engagement, Indexation & Keyword Hoarding

    But Google denied Penguin (or some other spam effort) was rolling out. In addition, the sites republishing your content could simply noindex it and keep it out of Google's index. We decided that nuking risky content now would help them win long-term.

  2. How to Avoid Buying a Bad Domain – Tips From Google's Matt Cutts

    So check with archive.org and see if you can find previous versions of the site, if it is auto-generated spam content that's a really bad sign, and may be reason to avoid that domain. Again, do a thorough search on both Google and Bing, especially...

  3. Facebook Update Targets News Feed Spam: Posts 'Explicitly' Asking for Likes, Comments, Shares

    So the social network is cracking down on the practice because it feels it leads to a less enjoyable user experience, as it edges out content people do care about. The company is also looking at reducing the amount of recirculated content that's...

  4. Not Ranking in Google: Is a Manual Penalty, Algorithmic Change, or Content to Blame?

    For example the Penguin algorithm, which is targeted towards web spam, or the Panda algorithm, which is targeted towards quality content on the web. Especially when the web spam team is working on more and more general quality changes, not...