What in blazes is going at Google?
Did a search for cleaning furniture fabric, and I'm getting ridiculous sites with horribly spun crap. The stuff reads like random words plucked from a thesaurus.
"Learn to stay on top of the furnishings and possess it searching just like your day an individual brought that with such upholstery washing ideas...Initial vacuum all areas with the material protect such as the cushions, sides, again and also hands."
This is the "original" content that Google seeks and ranks on page one? I may as well buy spin software, generate gobbledygook and slop it all over the net. I might get lucky and land on page #1.
In another search I'm getting real estate for sale on a street in Georgia that happens to match the keywords I searched for.
Are these fools at Google trying to drive away traffic?
A lot of us have noticed the same thing. They removed our content to provide us with these 'quality' search results.... Bing and Yahoo now get all my searches. Google search ruined itself, in my opinion.
Time to let your fingers do the talking, move to Yahoo or Bing.
by Will Apse 6 years ago
There is a lot of SEO related stuff about Panda in these forums, so here is something about quality and the kinds of content Google is trying to find and offer to searchers:It comes from Amit Singhal, Google Fellow and High Priest of search.Would you trust the information presented in this...
by Ellen 6 years ago
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by Ben Aidoo 3 years ago
Is it true that Google is inundated by billions of articles that it's suffering from a system overload, and unable to give quality attention to new and better written articles? Just imagine, the poor Google crawler had to sift through 14 million articles to come up with 10 results on page 1 for a...
by Scott Biddulph 5 years ago
Hey Guys and Gals, Man, I have just about had it with the traffic issues here at the Hubpages. I have published over 100 hubs here in two years. I have won several awards, I have had over 10, 000 views, and I have a following of over 200 people. When this whole traffic loss debacle first occurred,...
by TTGReviews 3 years ago
Yes, there was a Panda update yesterday, but this topic will be focused on things we could see far in advance of this update.As someone who has written extensively on both HubPages and Squidoo perhaps I can offer a little bit of insight. While I typically remain silent I'm hoping my feedback on...
by Solaras 2 years ago
Sorry if this has been discussed already ad nauseam (I was out of town a bit), but I was experiencing an uptick on several sites following the rollout of Panda 4.2, that seems to have been eradicated on August 14, 2015. In fact my website went almost to 10% of normal pageviews since August...
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