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About signatures in this forum
« on: May 02, 2012, 09:52:09 PM »
Two reasons:

1)
With the latest Google updates 2012 April 19th and 24th I am afraid it is simply too dangerous to link out to websites you do not know. Even if latest updates did not hit WHF, which I do believe they did, who is to say what will happen next time search algorithms are updated?

2)
Even after a ton of initiatives to reduce spam, it is necessary to delete and/or ban accounts almost constantly :) If this change can minimize the time spent on weeding out spam, that would be great as well :)


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I have no plans removing signature links, so if you engage in discussions, you can still use your signature links to get real leads :)
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Re: About signatures in this forum
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2013, 09:03:42 AM »
I had to make a new change to signatures.

They are now only shown to members who are logged in.
(This means you can still have signatures and post links to get leads - but search engines won't see them)

The reason:
I got too many requests from people who wanted me to remove links - probably because they were hurt by a Google Penguin penalty.
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