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Yahoo Updates Site Explorer
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msg:3308279
 11:59 am on Apr 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Yahoo has updated Site Explorer with a mobile submit capability so you can add mobile sites into Yahoo! oneSearch.

They are also testing a report spam feature whereby, finding a suspicious inlink, or off topic link, or linkfarm, users can hit the 'Report Spam' button.

[siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com...]

 

sem4u




msg:3308745
 8:18 pm on Apr 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

The spam feature sounds really interesting. Who is to say what an off-topic link is and what will Yahoo do with the spam reports?

Ganceann




msg:3311397
 11:43 pm on Apr 14, 2007 (gmt 0)

The report spam does sound interesting and it was mentioned before who is to say what is not related content?

Webmasters could easily harm their rankings by reporting sites that they do not see as being quality sites or relevant links, however, Yahoo could see that site much differently. Subsequently rankings could suffer as a result.

supafresh




msg:3312525
 3:26 pm on Apr 16, 2007 (gmt 0)

I submitted a bug the day after it went out of beta ;/

blend27




msg:3313007
 11:11 pm on Apr 16, 2007 (gmt 0)

-- finding a suspicious inlink

I took 10 words from the first sentence on my site. I personally wrote that sentence in 2003. I searched Yahoo for that exact phrase, 60 results returned.

These are also in SiteExplorer

Every one(on everyone) of those sites are either MFAs, layered(on layered) with nothing but bluntly Scraped content on it, Or Redirects to parked domains including a call to popup(on calpop) that says that indeed "The ¦.¦eds are cheap".

Guess what? ....

supafresh




msg:3328771
 4:42 pm on May 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

seriously though how am i supposed to go though roughly 2 million links to look for spam?

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