Web spam


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Web spam

(1) Any form of Web page content that is created to improve search rankings without regard to any value for the user. See spamdexing and cloaking.

(2) Web pages with many links to other websites. The pages may pretend to provide assistance or facts about a subject, but the help is often meaningless and the information shallow. Web spam pages use repetitive text in the copy or meta tags in order to achieve a higher ranking in search engine results. See spamdexing and popup ad.
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Section 5 explains the method for Web Spam detection that we created from the combination of different heuristics.
Micrositez Founder & CEO Scot Crone is reported as saying, "Google does not hate SEO nor does it hate SEO Companies; what it has publicly said it cannot tolerate is bad practice SEO and Web SPAM.
Micrositez Founder & CEO Scot Crone is reported as saying “Google does not hate SEO nor does it hate SEO Companies; what it has publicly said it cannot tolerate is bad practice SEO and Web Spam.