Google Not Updating Toolbar PageRank Again

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Why Am I Not Surprised that Google Will Not Be Updating Toolbar PageRank?

Personally, in addition to adding yet another layer of non-transparency, I think Google doesn't like to be called out on its deficiencies especially when one of its own tools, Toolbar PageRank, is used to shed light that its algorithm isn't as smart as Google wants us to believe. For every search term there are countless of spammy websites that are still thriving despite all the bullshit Google is supposedly doing to assure that it yields the best content available on the net to its users. But that's just my opinion. What do you think?



Google Will (Probably) Not Be Updating Toolbar PageRank Again, John Mueller Confirms by @mattsouthern -

Google’s last Toolbar PageRank update, which rolled out on December 2013, may have been its last as Google’s John Mueller stated in a recent Google Hangout. A question was asked by a frustrated individual who couldn’t understand why so many spammy sites selling PR6 backlinks had not been dealt with despite having been reported to Google multiple times. Mueller’s response is as follows: “There are a few things where we do take action that you might not see directly. Toolbar PageRank is something that we have not updated for about a year now, and we’re probably not going to be […]

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