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  1. Panda 4.0 Help: Google Clarifies Tremors, 3 Analogies for Diagnosing Hits

    If you anger users, provide a horrible user experience, present low-quality content, or deceive them in any way, the mighty Panda may pounce. I provided initial P4.0 findings on my blog, which covered the power of the nuclear option, subject matter...

  2. FTC Workshop 'Blurred Lines: Advertising or Content?' to Examine Native Ads

    Advertorials, after all, are nothing new; it’s just that the ability to deceive and confuse consumers online is much greater. Publishers and advertisers have purposefully deceived consumers for decades with ads meant to look, act and feel like...

  3. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    A Yelp spokeswoman told ABC News that the company is aggressively fighting business owners who try to deceive consumers by writing false reviews. Review site Yelp is no stranger to the court system; it has been sued many times by disgruntled small...

  4. Scroogled Rises: Microsoft Back on Attack as Google Faces New Antitrust Complaint

    Google is using its Android mobile operating system as a 'Trojan Horse' to deceive partners, monopolize the mobile marketplace, and control consumer data," Vinje said. Microsoft is on the attack again, this time slamming Google Play for the...

  5. Google’s Rating Guidelines Adds Page Quality to Human Reviews

    Low-quality pages either lack purpose, fail to make their purpose clear, or exist to deceive or do harm. The 161-page General Guidelines document, version 3.27 dated June 22, 2012, seems largely unchanged from last year, but has added a section...

  6. Obama vs. Romney: Search for Next President Reveals Astonishing Facts

    A brief statement to our future United States presidents: it may appear that based on historical facts you can steal, deceive, and lie as our leader. We are able to elect our leaders and live without limitation.

  7. Google Search Warns Users of Bad Websites 12-14 Million Times Daily

    As companies have designed browsers and plugins to be more secure over time, malware purveyors have also employed social engineering, where the malware author tries to deceive the user into installing malicious software without the need for any...

  8. Google Engages in Misleading, Deceptive Conduct with AdWords: Australian Court

    In the appeal judgment, the court noted that Google “represented, contrary to the fact, that by clicking on the headline to the advertisement, users of the website would be taken to the Honda Australia website, and thereby engaged in conduct that...

  9. Microsoft Updates Ad Policies on Relevance & Quality

    The following may be excluded: Sites that misrepresent the origin or intent of their content and as a result are likely to deceive a portion of the target audience. Microsoft adCenter, the driving force behind Bing and Yahoo ads, has updated their...

  10. New US Child Protection Law Might Make Webmasters Second Guess What They Write

    Misleading words or digital images on the Internet a) IN GENERAL.Whoever knowingly embeds words or digital images into the source code of a website with the intent to deceive a person into viewing material constituting obscenity shall be fined...