We ran a poll a few weeks ago asking our audience if they found Google's real time search results to be spammy. Since I am offline today, I figured it would be good content to schedule to post for the days I am offline.
Overall, 77% said the results were either very spammy or somewhat spammy. 14% said the results were just a little spammy and 8% said there was no spam. Let me share the raw data:
I spoke with a Googler about this a couple weeks ago and from their perspective, the real-time search results have not been a major target for spam - yet.
Forum discussion continued at WebmasterWorld.