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  1. Matt Cutts on SEO, PageRank, Spam & the Future of Google Search at Pubcon Las Vegas

    They are also working on the next generation of hacked site detection, where Cutts said he is not talking about ordinary blackhat, but “go to prison blackhat. Cutts said that when spammers are posting about wanting to do him bodily harm, he knows...

  2. Recovering from Penalties, Penguin, and Panda

    Penguin is an algorithmic detection, so you likely won't have any messages in Webmaster Tools or manual actions listed. User generated spam like un-moderated comments could also trigger a manual action.

  3. Too Little SEO? Some Characteristics of an Under Optimized Website

    Such updates and events include Panda, the notice of death detection and a Penguin web spam algorithmic update. Perhaps search engines are smart enough to transfer equity to a preferred URL? In the past few months Google has really upped the game...

  4. Search Engine Algorithm Research & Testing

    The detection of spam either makes certain efforts less effective or damages a site entirely. The certainty with which spam is seen as intentional creates a sliding slope. Performing tests on search engine algorithms can help you stay current on...

  5. Panda, Google's High Quality Sites Algorithm, Officially Adopts User Feedback As Search Signal

    So, essentially, a "high confidence situation" is one in which user signals match or overlap with the new low-quality site detection algorithm. If Google's battle to maintain search quality is essentially based on a user panel, then it highlights...