Problems With Splogs & Time-Based Searchingby Kent Lewis on October 20, 2005Uncategorized
How the wheel turns. Back in the 1990s, portals gave away free home pages and with them came a huge amount of search engine spam. Today, portals like Google, Yahoo, MSN and AOL give away free blog space – and lo and behold, we have blog spam that apparently hit a new high with a blog spam emergency this weekend, as Tim Bray writes. The blogosphere has been buzzing with discussion on the problem.