Google De-Indexing Some Free Directories? | Google Penalty World |

From the article intro: "There some discussion going on in the webmaster/SEO community that Google may have de-indexed some free web directories.

Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable points to a WebmasterWorld forum thread on the subject.

The thread begins with a post from user Sunnyujjawal, who says:

"While checking some sites links I found 50% free submission directories are out of G now.

Will Google count such links in negative SEO or unnatural linking?

Schwartz concurs that about 50% of the ones he searched for did not have listings."

Interesting. 7/10

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