Help Google Find ‘Empty Review Sites’
Following up on his call last week for help identifying spam issues Google should address in 2009, Matt Cutts today is asking for specific help identifying what he calls “empty review sites” or “no results pages.” That problem was mentioned most often in the public feedback from last week’s post.
An empty review site, or “no results page,” might be something like this screenshot below, which is one of the top 10 results on a Google search for [sd880is reviews]:
In today’s blog post, Matt says pages like this might run afoul of Google’s webmaster guidelines, and gives specific instructions for reporting this kind of page to Google’s spam team.
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