/// After Chrome Ads Flap, Google Puts Itself in the Penalty Box

January 3, 2012  |  All Things Digital

Google, which says it had no idea it was paying bloggers to promote its Chrome browser , is punishing itself for doing so. The search giant tells Danny Sullivan it will penalize the “pagerank” of www.google.com/chrome for “at least 60 days.” Google has blamed the pay-per-post campaign on ad network Unruly Media, but says “Google should be held to a higher standard, so we have taken stricter action than we would against a typical site.”

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After Chrome Ads Flap, Google Puts Itself in the Penalty Box



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