Google Combats "Content Farm" SEO Tactics

It’s a dirty trick in the SEO world: posting multiple “news stories” on a site with nothing but SEO keywords and/or content ripped from other articles. Google refers to them as “content farms,” and is changing its famous search algorithms to make sure they don’t rise above legitimate sites.

On January 1st, Google’s Principal Engineer, Matt Cutts, wrote the following on the Google Blog:

To respond to that challenge, we recently launched a redesigned document-level classifier that makes it harder ...

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