Anyone notice these factors on Google Local Search since the update?

joonseo

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Good Morning Everyone,

I am noticing a few things and maybe I could be wrong. What you guys think?

* Keyword in business names are not factored as much as in local search.
* Spam business listings seemed to be either filtered or removed. Again not 100% but better than before.
 

Yan Gilbert

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I have not noticed anything in particular. What timeframe are you talking about and do have screenshots before & after by any chance?
 

JoyHawkins

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There are definitely some verticals that have less spam than months ago but I don't believe it has anything to do with the algo update. What industries are you monitoring?
 

MKubot

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I'm in the addiction treatment space. There is plenty of spam, no changes due to the recent algorithm update. Still operating on submit the spam form and wait.
 

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