Could The Solution To Search Spam Be So Easy?

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 21:30
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Could The Solution To Search Spam Be So Easy?

Tags: Search Engines

Search spam, the term to describe search results created by content farms and others using low-quality content to manipulate search engine rankings, may have been dealt a body blow yesterday in an amazing display of the power of the Web.

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Two days ago, Google released an extensoin for its Chrome browser that allowed you to blacklist URLs from your search results. 

 

A development company that makes extensions that work across different browsers offered $500 to anyone who could make the Chrome extesion work on other browsers.

 

Within a day, it was done. Kynetx, the delvopment company offering the bounty, released an anti-search-spam extension that works for all three major browsers and across all three major search engines.

 

 

 

 

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