Google appears to be having a little bit of a problem with spam entering into its fashionable merchandise part. This can be fed in by Google Service provider Middle or regular wealthy outcomes – I’m not 100% certain. However here’s a screenshot displaying one firm itemizing the identical product over and over, though it ought to be 10 totally different shops.
This was shared by Brian Freiesleben on X who wrote, “Yikes. Seems like there is a spam downside inside Google’s Well-liked Product Listings.”
Brodie Clark replied:
Good catch! There does appear to be a low barrier to entry in some instances for this function – spammy websites can all of the sudden rank in the event that they qualify. See comparable occurring for bigger websites after they do not management parameters, can imply they get a number of URLs for a similar product in there
Brian replied to that:
Have you ever observed its usually when each URLs are included of their GMC feed? I’ve questioned if that is the primary purpose when seeing some comparable issues -rather than simply the parameter present elsewhere and G crawling it after which serving it. Looks like the feed is a robust issue.
Personally, I used to be unable to duplicate this spammy outcome a number of days after it was posted. So perhaps, simply perhaps, Google acquired it below management???
Discussion board dialogue at X.