28 Jun '18, 1pm

Google web spam report: Less than 1% of sites visited from search results are spammy

Google web spam report: Less than 1% of sites visited from search results are spammy

Less than 1 percent of sites visited from search results are spammy — and that’s been the case “for many years”. There was an 80 percent reduction of hacked sites in search results. Google doubled down on removing unnatural links via algorithms and manual actions. Link spam reduction year over year dropped by almost half. 90,000 user reports of search spam were acted on. 45 million messages were sent to registered website owners via Search Console. Six million of these messages are related to manual actions.

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