On May 15th, we reported that Google targeted yet another link selling network that resulted in several thousand penalties.
Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts, has revealed which link network was the target via Twitter last week. The target was one of the oldest, and arguably the most prominent, link selling brokers on the Internet, Text Link Ads. Matt said, "you might have noticed a big drop in PageRank on thousands of TLA linkselling sites a couple weeks ago." Matt added that this specifically targeted "capital TLA."
The Text Link Ads web site currently has a PageRank of 6 but ac [...]
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