How we fought webspam – Webspam Report 2016

移动互联 2017-04-18

With 2017 well underway, we wanted to take a moment and share some of the insights we gathered in 2016 in our fight against webspam. Over the past year, we continued to find new ways of keeping spam from creating a poor quality search experience, and worked with webmasters around the world to make the web better.

We do a lot behind the scenes to make sure that users can make full use of what today’s web has to offer, bringing relevant results to everyone around the globe, while fighting webspam that could potentially harm or simply annoy users.

Webspam trends in 2016

How we fought spam in 2016

Working with users and webmasters for a better web

  • In 2016 we received over 180,000 user-submitted spam reports from around the world. After carefully checking their validity, we considered 52% of those reported sites to be spam. Thanks to all who submitted reports and contributed towards a cleaner and safer web ecosystem!
  • We conducted more than 170 online office hours and live events around the world to audiences totaling over 150,000 website owners, webmasters and digital marketers.
  • We continued to provide support to website owners around the world through our Webmaster Help Forums in 15 languages. Through these forums we saw over 67,000 questions, with a majority of them being identified as having a Best Response by our community of Top contributors, Rising Stars and Googlers.
  • We had 119 volunteer Webmaster Top Contributors and Rising Stars, whom we invited to join us at our local Top Contributor Meetups in 11 different locations across 4 continents (Asia, Europe, North America, South America).

We think everybody deserves high quality, spam-free search results. We hope that this report provides a glimpse of what we do to make that happen.

Posted by Michal Wicinski, Search Quality Strategist and Kiyotaka Tanaka, User Education & Outreach Specialist

责编内容by:Google Webmaster Blog (源链)。感谢您的支持!

您可能感兴趣的

Hacked IoT Devices Attacked Honeypots after ‘Just ... It’s no secret attackers used insufficient IoT security to their advantage in 2...
身份认证和个人信息安全的解决方案 阅读世界上任何一份报纸,你都会发现,当今世界正面临着诸多挑战:难民危机,网络安全受到威胁,企业倒闭,市民骚乱等,不胜枚举。 这些棘手问题的表象之下隐藏...
Hacker grabs $30 million in ether through Parity m... Another day, another cryptocurrency heist: this time, the attacker has stolen so...
电力通信等领域网络风险与日俱增 专家称应强化运营者责任... 人民网北京9月20日电 (赵超)9月19日上午,第四届国家网络安全宣传周期间,网络安全技术高峰论坛“关键信息基础设施安全”分论坛在国家会展中心(上海)举行。 ...
Claranet Buys NotSoSecure Acquisition continues the MSP's push into security services. Claranet, a manag...