The Typical Day Of A Google Spam Fighter

Feb 13, 2014 • 8:17 am | comments (8) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

google spam fighterYesterday, Matt Cutts, Google's head of search spam, posted a long video describing what the typical day is like for a Google spam fighter.

First he explains that there are two types of spam fighters, the engineers who write algorithms and the manual action spam fighters who handle specific cases manually.

He also explains that there really is no typical day. What a spam fighter might be assigned to do for the week, might change as the week goes on depending on the crisis at hand.

It is an interesting video that helps you get some insight into the thought process behind spam algorithms and manual actions.

Here is the video:

What is your favorite takeaway?

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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Comments:

Thomas

02/13/2014 02:35 pm

favorite take away... people will probably spam forever. long live links! lol

Niklas

02/13/2014 03:13 pm

Why is Fes on the map?

Alexander Hemedinger

02/13/2014 04:36 pm

LOL Is that all you took away from this video?

Ashish Ahuja

02/13/2014 05:47 pm

I almost cracked up laughing reading the comment

the-truth-will-out

02/13/2014 09:30 pm

He wants you to fes up to those spam links you got...

Cartman

02/14/2014 07:30 am

This short video best describes the future planning and tactics of the big G. http://youtu.be/wz-PtEJEaqY

barbua

02/14/2014 10:06 am

that anti-spammers coding spamming software, which sell everywhere. and few month later disavow/stop counting links built by it.

Gridlock

02/14/2014 05:21 pm

Spamish, sorry, Spanish link network next ;)

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