Google and spam reports: don't wait up if you're small

Wed 9 September 2009 11:10, Editors

It can be a lot of hassle, getting spam reports to Google. Filling in the form is not the biggest issue, but waiting to see if Google has actually done anything with your report can take a while. In some cases you might never hear back from Google at all.


And who can blame Google for that? There are probably thousands forms filled in daily and Google will have to go through them all. In the video below Matt Cutts explains how Google sets its priorities.  It's actually pretty simple: if you have a small or unpopular site, don't wait up for Google. Chances are it will probably be dealt with in the next algorithm update.


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