Matt Cutts is Google’s head of search spam. His department tries to remove spam from Google’s search results. On Twitter, Matt Cutts indicated that another backlink network (Anglo Rank) was penalized by Google:
"There are absolutely NO footprints linking the websites together" Oh, Anglo Rank.— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) 6. December 2013
According to a discussion on Twitter, Anglo Rank is just one of a few networks that Google has detected:
If you get a link warning message in Google Webmaster Tools, it might be that the message is related to this spam update:
Spamming Google is extremely risky
If you see a ‘search engine optimization’ offer that looks to good to be true, it’s very likely that it’s not true. There are no shortcuts when it comes to SEO and SEO is not the same as spamming.
Some spam techniques can get your website on Google’s first result page for a short time but your website will be penalized as soon as Google detects the spamming methods. Just use common sense: if you can find a great secret service that will get your website on Google, it is very likely that one of the people at Google who spend their days searching for these services will find it, too.
Better use white-hat SEO methods
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