Definitions

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  • n. The inclusion of deliberately misleading terms on a website in order to manipulate its ranking in a search engine.

Etymologies

Blend of spam and indexing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Slide 16: spamming a search engine • use of techniques that push rankings higher than they belong is also called spamdexing  methods typically include textual as well as link­ based techniques  like e­mail spam, search engine spam is a form of adversarial information retrieval the conflicting goals of accurate results of search  providers & high positioning by content page rank © Chidanand Byahatti 16

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  • A link farm is a form of spamming the index of a search engine (sometimes called spamdexing or spamexing).

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  • This technique is also referred to as "spamdexing," which refers to spamming that is directed at the search engines.

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  • 'spamdexing' are not unheard of in online UK news.

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  • Other forms link exchange systems are designed to allow individual websites to selectively exchange links with other relevant websites and are not considered a form of spamdexing.

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  • It's a form of spamming the index of a search engines (spamdexing).

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  • Part Four gets into spamdexing, the process of spamming to try to manipulate the search engines algorithm and page rank by spammers and website administrators.

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  • All commentary has been temporarily shut down due to spamdexing.

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  • Another class of techniques, known as "Black Hat" SEO or spamdexing, use methods such as link farms and keyword stuffing that tend to harm search engine user experience.

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  • Basketball fans go online to fill out bracket selections, and when they do, hackers are also playing their own game of spamdexing, i.e. manipulating search results to promote sites, according to James Duldulao, a security researcher at McAfee.

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