Death… by AI!

Google has taken a stand on fake reviews with a new reviews spam algorithm, claiming to have removed over 170 million policy-violating reviews in 2023 – a 45% spike from years past. But numbers are hard, right? How much did they actually increase?

AI is jumping the gun! As silly as it may sound, you might want to check the web for a premature AI-generated obituary of yours because if you find one… you’re not the first!

Please, it’s time to let go of the disavow tool finally.

Catch up on all the greatest SEO news happening this week, as always, here on the EDGE of the Web!

News from the EDGE:

AI Blitz:

  • [00:16:43] The UK is Outpacing the US for AI Hiring
  • [00:18:01]  AI-generated Obituaries Litter Google Search
  • [00:21:09] “AI native” Gen Zers are Comfortable with AI

AI Tools:

Barry Blast from Search Engine Roundtable:

  • [00:29:08] Google: You Won’t Get Your Rankings Back By Disavowing Toxic Links
  • [00:31:48] Google: EEAT Isn’t A Ranking Factor Nor A Thing That Factors Into Other Factors