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Submission + - The Unintended Consequences of NoFollow

An anonymous reader writes: The nofollow attribute tells search engines to ignore a link when calculating the link destination's pagerank. Nofollow was promoted by Google to combat comment spam, but it didn't work — there's more spam on blogs than ever. A Wordpress founder conceded that nofollow has failed. But sites like Wikipedia are now using nofollow to suck up tons of link energy.

http://www.dailydomainer.com/200781-to-follow-or-n ofollow.html

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