You can block search spam on Google


New feature on the search engine
lets you block sites you don't want to see so they'll never come up again in your searches. You'll need a Google account to do it (one wonders if they're collecting your blocks and doing some counter-intuitive marketing as a result). Google had previously launched a Chrome extension that did this same thing but now its built into the web functionality itself. The move is a reaction to the increasing heat the company has been receiving about all the junk results you get on search from advertisers successfully gaming the SEO (search engine optimization) system.

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