Over at SEO.com they’ve come up with a great graphic to highlight the SPAM measures that Google has taken since 2003 to try and combat the SERPS (search engine result pages) from being littered with results that are of no use to users.
Most noticably the Google Panda update has hit some companies hard including ezinearticles.com and articlesbase.com, a preferred SEO technique for some consultants is writing articles and distributing them or “spinning” across many articles sites. So now these are taking a back seat what is ranking in their place?
Social Media results from Twitter, FB and now Google+ are being shown in search results more often than not and there are some that consider these to also be spam, particularly when the spammers cotton on the fact they can simply set up a feed to multiple accounts across the web and set up “sharing” communities to “+” or “like” their content. And they will…
Here is a mini image of the graphic, get the full version at the SEO.com site.