Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Digg adds nofollow on external links

Digg recently made few changes to the site by adding nofollow to external links. They said before making this decision they reffered to many of SEO/SEM experts. They said that this step has been taken to reduce the effect of spamming, as many users does link spamming as a part of SEO activity for their aite. This may include all external links from comments, user profiles and story pages below a certain threshold of popularity.

It may effect SEO community as Digg is a major social bookmarking site which is used by every professional in the industry, it might be a loss to them.

Source url: http://blog.digg.com/?p=864