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(Entry was posted by Jim Munro on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Wednesday, August 13, 2014).

Google has made a small update to their webmaster guidelines

Dan Petrovic`s comment:

"The problem here is that it`s not about the content quality at all and never will be, it`s about the links. You could have the best quality post and still get flagged. Search quality team is incapable of judging quality content as they lack subject expertise so when they spot certain patterns (much like the algorithms designed to flag them in the first place) they simply mark the pages and links as spam / unnatural."

 
Via Brian Ussery Google has made a small update to their webmaster guidelines.
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  • Jim Munro: Dan Petrovic's comment:

    "The problem here is that it's not about the content quality at all and never will be, it's about the links. You could have the best quality post and still get flagged. Search quality team is incapable of judging quality content as they lack subject expertise so when they spot certain patterns (much like the algorithms designed to flag them in the first place) they simply mark the pages and links as spam / unnatural."
  • Barry Schwartz: Via + ;Google has made a small update to their webmaster guidelines. ;
  • Dean Cruddace: Morning webspam team. Today we have 4000 potential low quality guest blog posts. GO.
  • Micah Fisher-Kirshner: It's also why they are implementing domain-level penalties rather than page level ones.
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