Google’s New Algorithm Takes Aim on Content Farms

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
 
Google has updated its algorithm last week, aiming to demote what they call “lousy and useless” websites, most of which are content farms such as Associated Content and Demand Media. These sites always managed to float on top of search results on a variety of keywords. The effect of the update seems to become visible this week, with sites such as WiseGeek.com (pictured), EZArticles.com, and Suite101.c