Google's Real Time Results Too Spammy?

Mar 15, 2010 - 8:01 am 0 by
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Ever since Google began incorporating real time results in the form of Tweets and other real time sharing sites into their search results, it resulted in a new way for people to get their information out there, on the first page of Google. Let's forget for the minute that a study claimed the real time results are ignored and pretend people look at them. Do you think spammers are taking advantage of them and abusing it?

A WebmasterWorld thread has complaints from searchers about the level of spam injected into those real time results box. Personally, I have not found them to be too spammy. In fact, I just went through the top trending searches at Google Trends and did not find any spam in the real time results. Maybe I am looking in the wrong area? So what do you think? Take the poll above.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

 

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