Google Spamming own results

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What a bloody mess... Google is spamming their own pages... for searches that are unrelated... See Evidence inside...

Search for 'Laser Hair Removal' leading to a Google labs Notebook regarding mesothelioma?

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not seeing it maybe I am

not seeing it maybe I am blind. did you get a screen shot ?

Not there for me

Not visible to me - perhaps they are testing a new algo or something on a few select DC's?

I have seen it in the wild

I have seen it in the wild now. Interesting.

Not seeing it either, BUT I

Not seeing it either, BUT I hope they would be adjusting their algorithm in those areas, mainly the cancer one. I am all for ruthless search engine algorithm tweaking in this case, you go Google!

Screen Shot

I got a PDF screenshot of it.....

PDF Screenshot

I see it. Result number

I see it. Result number three. That's funny!

Ouch

I see it. Ouch!

Been Going on for quite some time....

What happens when you mix a domain status heavy algo with user added contact on a domain with status, even when the domain in question is the same domain that serves the results?

Thanks

for outing yet another formerly successful spam method.

yea

I think they need to put those type of results in a different area of the page, or at least mark it different, because it shouldnt be considered a web result.

Difference between data centres is interesting

For that search term, like many here, I do not see that as number 3 result at all.

If I look at Google.co.uk, .com and .es , then I get much more varied results than if I searched for say "cornwall" on those data centres.

What happens when you mix a

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What happens when you mix a domain status heavy algo with user added contact on a domain with status, even when the domain in question is the same domain that serves the results?
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for outing yet another formerly successful spam method.

I know I read Graywolf revealing that very clearly some months ago. I believe I tried to slap him for it back then, although I may have backed off because I don't know him personally (even if he does live in my old neighborhood).

not exactly the same

Well if Craigslist would be kind enough to let me create subdomains on their site I wouldn't have bitched about it. However seeing how Google is giving them away to the first person clever enough to go after it I wasn't outing this one ...

Why .pdf files?

JPEGs and GIFs render in about 1/5 the time.

What a bloody mess... Google is spamming their own pages... for searches that are unrelated... See Evidence inside...

Search for 'Laser Hair Removal' leading to a Google labs Notebook regarding mesothelioma?

I see two backlinks for the URL in Google.

What happens when you mix a domain status heavy algo with user added contact on a domain with status, even when the domain in question is the same domain that serves the results?

Have you done a site search on Google lately? They have so many canonical issues, I seriously doubt their algorithm is ever going to put the whole kit and kaboodle together. At least not for a long time.

People should be glad that Google treats other folks' canonical needs better than their own.

appears like username

appears like username "mesothelioma" has created several subsections in their google notebook and has ranks for all of the terms (not gret ranks but its still there)

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