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Google Removed 2.3 Billion Bad Ads In 2018

Google announced that they have removed 2.3 billion bad ads in 2018 for violations of both new and existing policies. Google said this included 207,000 ads for ticket resellers, over 531,000 ads for bail bonds and about 58.8 million phishing ads. That comes out to over six million bad ads per day! In 2018 they […]

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Sitelinks Demotion Tool Within Google Search Console Has Been Removed

Back in 2007 Google added a feature to Search Console, back then known as Webmaster Tools, to allow webmasters to “demote” or remove specific URLs as sitelinks from showing up in the search results snippets. Sitelinks are the popular links you find in Google search results under some of the snippets. Here what I boxed […]

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Even When Former Googlers Reports Spam, It Takes A Long Time To Be Removed

Last week, I spotted former Googler Natalie Glance, who worked at Google as an Engineering Manager for almost 8 years, post on Google+ about spam in the Google search results. Her former colleague, Todd Underwood from Google, said “I’ll file it” on April 6th. I assume he did but when you look, the duplicate listings […]

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