Google’s Matt Cutts shared some new statistics in a recent video about the types of notifications Google sends out via Google Webmaster Tools.
Google sends approximately “hundreds of thousands” of messages each month to webmasters. The categories of those messages break down as follows:
- 90% of those messages are black hat related
- 4% are notifications of content that have little or no value add
- 3% are hacking notifications
- 2% are about link buying
- 1% are about link selling
Here is the video: