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Google Reviews Hit with Massive Spam

Published: December 4, 2018 Google reviews, increasingly essential to the online search presence of brand and SMB brick-and-mortars alike, were hit by a massive spam attempt last week. At least 2 million fraudulent reviews were posted, according to ReviewFraud.org. As shown in the image below, the fake reviews, four stars in this case, appeared under […]

You can report Google Maps-related spam calls and other violations to Google

Google local has its share of spam and manipulation issues. There’s a form you can use to report some of those violations. Barry Schwartz on November 28, 2018 at 2:30 pm Did you know that if a third party is violating any of the Google My Business policies — spamming you or repeatedly calling to solicit your business, […]