Google Targets Poland In Latest Link Network Penalty

Feb 25, 2014 • 8:36 am | comments (11) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

google polandYesterday, Matt Cutts, Google's head spam fighter, announced on Twitter that Google has targeted two link networks that are popular in Poland and used often by Polish SEOs and webmasters.

The tweet from Cutts also dug into the German link networks where Matt said we're "not done with Germany yet," and then dropped th bomb on the Polish link networks. Here is Matt's tweet:

The link takes you to the Google Webmaster Blog in Polish and talks about unnatural links and reconsideration requests.

This time, Matt didn't specifically say which link networks. He has done so many times in the past. But @shpyo did tweet what he thinks they are:

In which Matt Cutts responded on Twitter with:

So maybe he is right or maybe he is trying to break some spirits.

Which link networks are they? e-weblink.com and prolink.pl. Did Google confirm this? Nope. Will they? Who knows. But if you use these networks, keep an eye out and let us know.

Update: Seems like the owner of e-weblink confirmed to Piotr Cichosz that one of four of the domains in their network were penalized:

Here are some recent link networks taken down by Google:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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