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Google Adds Webspam Reporting Tool To Chrome
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Msg#: 4222854 posted 4:39 pm on Oct 27, 2010 (gmt 0)

Google Adds Webspam Reporting Tool To Chrome

Makes reporting webspam a breeze:

* Adds links to search result and web history pages to report spam quickly.
* Prepopulates the spam report form where possible.
* Select a spam url from your Chrome history.
* Cycle through your recent Google searches to fill fields of the spam report page.
* Options page to enable/disable features individually.



https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/efinmbicabejjhjafeidhfbojhnfiepj?hl=en

 

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Msg#: 4222854 posted 4:55 pm on Oct 27, 2010 (gmt 0)

I've never been one for reporting webspam. I have better things to do with my time and I basically consider spam catching to be Google's job, not mine.

However, if Google can get a bigger volume of spam reports - and if the data is not too noisy - then just maybe they can take quicker action. I especially hope they can nail those automated "freshness" spammers more quickly.

[edited by: tedster at 6:07 pm (utc) on Oct 28, 2010]

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Msg#: 4222854 posted 2:07 pm on Oct 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

i hope this helps them but me thinks this will turn into another avenue for certain webmasters to attack the competition which will churn up the noise level.

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Msg#: 4222854 posted 2:26 pm on Oct 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

IMO, sooner or later they would introduce permanent Like/Dislike buttons in Chrome and Google Toolbar. Why shouldn't they? and why haven't they already?

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Msg#: 4222854 posted 3:55 pm on Oct 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

and this is assuming they do something about these spam reports - after all they never have done in the past so whats changed ? nothing - waste of time

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Msg#: 4222854 posted 1:53 pm on Oct 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

they do use the spam reports for large scale analysis to identify general issues. that data helps then helps them make changes to the algo(s).

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