How Can I Report Spam to Google?

Jan 16, 2008 - 9:29 am 6 by

If you see spam in Google search results, you can report it to Google using the Report a Spam Result link. Google claims that they take these allegations seriously and investigates them to see if the results are spammy.

A WebProWorld Forums member is wondering, though, if Google is taking heed to his spam report. According to him, there is one company that has multiple websites with duplicate content and they are dominating the front page of the SERPs. How can he report this?

Well, perhaps he cannot. In fact, forum members think that he should focus on "real" spam and not competitive spam, like copyright infringement and trademark issues. Apparently, Google just doesn't take action on all of these spam requests, because there are probably far too many of them.

Ditto on Google doing nothing. I made a number of reports of sites that posted giberish containing my best keywords. Google never acknowledged getting the reports and never took action. I wasted my time.

Forum discussion continues at WebProWorld.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 28, 2024

May 28, 2024 - 10:00 am
Google Updates

Memorial Day Google Search Ranking Volatility

May 28, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google's John Mueller On Recovering From Core Updates - Maybe You Had A Good Run...

May 28, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Ads

Undated Google Ads Experiments To End August 23, 2024

May 28, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google

Google Tests Thin Top Deals Search Bar

May 28, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Report: 14,000+ Google Search Ranking Features Leaked

May 28, 2024 - 6:15 am
Previous Story: Google AdSense Team Comes out with Glossary of AdSense Terms