Wednesday, 21 Mar, 2007 Technology

Google's Blogspot Contains 75% Spam


A study of the WebmasterWorld states that 75% of all blogs on Google's blogspot are spam.

According to this study the top 15 doorway domains consist of 14 domains, where the spam percentage is over 74%. This means that in four search results of current study, three sites turned out to be spam. The researchers scanned 1000 most searched queries: 'phentermine' on and the query 'ringtone' on The WebmasterWorld experts easily identified more than a half of the search results as spam.

The following list shows the spam percentage on 'top doorway domains':

- blogspot.com77%
- netscape.com74%
- oas.org78%
- xoomer.alice.it77%
- freewebs.com52%
- blogstudio.com99%
- maxpages.com81%
- usaid.gov85%
- blogsharing.com93%
- sitegr.com100%
- torospace.com95%
- blog.hix.com100%

The list shows that some of these blogs are used exclusively, or almost exclusively, for spam. The main reason for such a torrent of splogs is the fact that these sites provide blog space for free, just to attract more traffic.

The next list show the spam percentage of spam sites on 'top-level domains' (TLD):

- .info68%
- .biz53%
- .net12%
- .org11%
- .com4.1%

The aim of this research shows that at the moment Internet actually consists of spam and if we think about it: what would have happened if certain World Wide Web structures, among which Google, Yahoo and other search engines, had not fought spam?

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//7 Jan 09, 2010 06:30 PM | posted by: you-tek
Very useful information !
Thanks for that, and your blog is so cool .
Nice to follow you on Blogspot !
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//6 Jan 06, 2010 12:01 PM | posted by: Nick Matyas
Really good !!!

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//5 Dec 30, 2008 03:19 PM | posted by: KK
Generally spam masquerades as something you "subscribed" to, so they have an "unsubscribe" link at the bottom. About 80% of the time they honour this, if you tell them to stop.

Blogspot lately is excellent at removing sites which are spam, or are being spammed. They have a form, just mark it spam and enter the URL and a few words about how/where you are getting it. They take them off in an hour or two. I have had about 100 spam sites suspended there in 2 weeks.
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//4 Apr 14, 2008 01:28 PM | posted by: aep
it's a microsoft study. and 100% fake. as usual.
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//3 Mar 14, 2008 10:32 PM | posted by: Nicki Macdonnell
How do I stop people sending me spam emails - from canadian pharmacy. All emails have a link and that has their name and then a long number and blogspot in the link. Can anyone help?
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//2 Sep 08, 2007 11:00 AM | posted by: Marc
Ooops - I have .info domain for my blog:

Though about 5 minutes ago, I just registered:

This is because my friend's SpamAssassin flagged my email as spam largely because of the .info TLD.
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//1 Sep 08, 2007 11:00 AM | posted by: Marc
Ooops - I have .info domain for my blog:

Though about 5 minutes ago, I just registered:

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