Matt Cutts recently asked community members to submit ideas on which issues the Google webspam team should tackle in 2009. After the first 150, he did a rough tally, which revealed the No. 1 complaint was "empty review" sites. Cutts, who asks for examples from the community, provides instructions on reporting "bad user experiences."
If specific pages on a site do not add value, Google typically removes it from the index without eliminating the entire site, Cutts explains. Other issues include eliminating videos full of spam that rank high in Google search results; and increased transparency for showing penalties or reconsideration processes.
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