12 Jun '13, 4pm

Google Targets Spammy Queries, Bad Mobile Sites With New Ranking Updates

Google Targets Spammy Queries, Bad Mobile Sites With New Ranking Updates

Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts has announced that a new ranking update, one that targets spammy queries is now live. Separately, Google is warning that if you have a bad mobile website, your search rankings will soon be hurting. New Ranking Update for Some Spammy Queries The ranking update for spammy queries, which will impact 0.3 percent to 0.5 percent of queries in English, shouldn’t come as a surprise to most. This was one of the changes we were told by Cutts to expect from Google this summer. . Cutts specifically mentioned that the change would affect queries such as “payday loans” on Google.co.uk and pornographic queries. The ranking update is a work in progress, Cutts noted on Twitter , adding that it’s a “a multifaceted rollout that will be happening over the next 1-2 months.” Smartphone Rankings Changes Bad mobile SEO will cost you. In a post on the Goo...

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