What’s it like to fight webspam at Google?

What is a day in the life of a search spam team member like? What is the evolution of decisions in terms of how they decide which aspects of the search algorithm to update? Will certain things within the algorithm never be considered for removal?
Brian Harnish, Westminster, CA

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Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

Hi Matt, does the big G have a version of the search engine that totally excludes any backlink relevance? I’m wondering what search would look like and am curious to try it out.
BlueBumbleBee, Colchester, UK

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Does Google use EXIF data from pictures as a ranking factor?

Does Google use EXIF data from pictures as a ranking factor?
Christian Oliveira, Madrid

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Does Google use EXIF data from pictures as a ranking factor?

Does Google use EXIF data from pictures as a ranking factor?
Christian Oliveira, Madrid

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Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

Hi Matt, does the big G have a version of the search engine that totally excludes any backlink relevance? I’m wondering what search would look like and am curious to try it out.
BlueBumbleBee, Colchester, UK

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