- Marketing and Biz Dev
-- Link Development
---- February 2012 Google Update Affects Link Evaluation
- 11:48 pm on Feb 29, 2012
and less likely by someone making an innocent citation
Provided these come from authoratitve sources , like a recognized new article, they are going to be more credible and would likely pick up on the surrounding text and validation signals.
Over optimized anchor text [ internal and external ] is probably an irritant to Google and it's quality guidelines, since it is not natural linking.
But i doubt if either of these were touched in this update.
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