|Weekly SEO news: 1 February 2011|
| Welcome to the latest issue of the Search Engine Facts newsletter.
Earlier this month, Google announced that they would release several new anti-spam algorithms this year. The first algorithm update has just been released and it deals with content farms. How does this affect your website and what do you have to change on your web pages?
Also in the news: some content farm providers claim to have arrangements with Google, local and mobile advertising becomes more important, Google deletes ads in Google Maps and more.
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|1. Google launches a new anti-spam algorithm against content farms|
Earlier this month, Google announced that they will release several new anti-spam algorithms this year. The first algorithm update has just been released and it deals with content farms.
What are content farms?
Google's Matt Cutts confirmed the new algorithm:
Less than 0.5% of search queries have significantly different results
The algorithm doesn't seem to be perfect yet
Should you change your web pages?
The content farm algorithm update was only the first step. Google will release many more anti-spam algorithms this year. If you want to be successful with your website, you must make sure that you offer a useful site and that you offer Google the content that they want.
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|3. Success stories|
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