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Spam Gives Way to Social Media Hacks

Spam Gives Way to Social Media Hacks | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Spammers are moving on from mass e-mail blasts to targeted attacks using social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, according to Cisco. Spammers have found it can be more effective to use Facebook and other social networks to launch attacks targeted at specific companies or people.
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3 Things that Endanger Google’s Core Search Business | BNET

3 Things that Endanger Google’s Core Search Business | BNET | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
News that J.C. Penney had gamed Google’s search results only adds fuel to the competitive danger facing Google.
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Google Releases Chrome Extension to Block Spam from Search Results

Google Releases Chrome Extension to Block Spam from Search Results | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Are you tired of eHow articles dominating your Google searches? Sick of that same site showing up every time you search for something? Had enough with Yahoo Answers ... (RT @OWStarr: #Google resorts to #human #curation of the web to block #spam: http://rww.to/gAdwAT is the age of the algorithm at an end?)
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Google: Search Engine Spam on the Rise - PCWorld

Google: Search Engine Spam on the Rise - PCWorld | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Notice Google search results are looking a bit spammy lately? You're not alone. Google says it's seeing an influx of search engine spam.
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Waiter? There’s a Social Media Spammer in my Google SERPs!

Waiter? There’s a Social Media Spammer in my Google SERPs! | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
I’ve never been a big fan of adding as many “friends” to my social networks as possible. Why add unwanted noise to my socially-connected world? I’m now even more glad that I’ve been selective with who I friend and follow because Google just shoved everyone into my search results.
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It's Crunch Time for Google's Battle Against Content Spam

It's Crunch Time for Google's Battle Against Content Spam | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
The trouble lies in the quality of information -- a thorny problem due to the subjectivity of quality in general. Google keeps tweaking its algorithms, but the junk content keeps rising to the top. In the arms race against spammers, the next few years are crucial.
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Google takes action against spam content with code tweak

Google takes action against spam content with code tweak | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Google takes action against spam content with code tweak (Google takes action against #spam content with code tweak http://tinyurl.com/4uchpss)
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