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Author Topic: Gaming the algorithm or just a pointless stunt?  (Read 467 times)

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« on: October 05, 2022, 16:38 »
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Was looking at the keyword suggestions earlier and got sidetracked when i noticed this.
Many of the top hits for certain phrases contain keywords that are duplicated multiple times in a single keyword.

Things like "waterfalls waterfalls waterfalls waterfalls water" and so on.

Attached image is just from "waterfalls" search showing the most common keywords from the 50 images it displayed.

So is this actually effective algorithm gaming given how many times it seems to appear or just some random artefact?  I guess it definitely proves theres no human checking keywords for accurate or content on upload...


Uncle Pete

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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2022, 12:52 »
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I thought they had blocked that kind of nonsense. There are some that three repeats or same words in phrases will be rejected for similar.

It's difficult for anyone to do an A B test on images with spam and images without, using identical images, but that would tell us something? I don't think we could even test across agencies, because they all vary so much.



 

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