01 Aug '11, 3am

Better Understanding Link-based Spam Analysis Techniques

Justin, your disclaimer does not do you honor, it should read "I don't work at search engines, but I am a genius, so listen to me." This is a great post and my favorite of yours thus far surpassing the Best Tips article. The thing about links from inaccessible content (independent sources) is of two folds. I agree with you that they could be in many cases from paid links. I however think that the content's industry matters in that a tech firm's website (or blog posts) getting links from tech news outlets and blogs does not necessary have to be a paid scenario, and these are often cited sources or brand references, or even event notifications. You are also right on the ball when you you conclude that "corroborating signals can help determine if a spike is from a real event or viral content, as opposed to link manipulation." They key is for the algorythm to account for enoug...

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