Changes to PageRank?

It seems that Google has recently changed their PageRank algorithm. A number of sites have experienced a significant drop in PageRank as a result.

  • Boing Boing: Was 9, now 7.
  • Engadget: Was 7, now 5.
  • Forbes.com: Was 7, now 5.
  • New Scientist: Was 7, now 5.

Early reports suggest that sites which sell or exchange links are most affected. However sites that don’t fall into this category have also experienced a drop in PageRank.

This is a potentially devastating change for sites that rely heavily on search traffic. Post here if this affects you, or if you have any further insight.

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