Google’s chief spam fighter, Matt Cutts, announced that Google is taking extra steps towards eliminating websites that attempt to game its algorithm. Websites similar to eHow.com attempt to garner high rankings on the search engine by providing low-quality keyword dense articles. Google has already made algorithmic changes to fight the content farms, but admits that more needs to be done to combat the spam. Read the full article at Google’s blog
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, and is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and he hosts the Shelly Palmer #CryptoWednesday Livestream. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.