Adult Spam Makes Its Way Into Google Maps

We all know, Google Maps has their share of trouble with spam, including porn and escort services. Heck, even Google admitted the problem yesterday in the Up Close With Google Maps & Local.

Now a search for auto insurance los angeles returns an escort site in position I.

Google Maps Porn Spam

Clicking through, takes you through a couple redirects and lands you on an adult escort service web site. Clear sign of spam and something that we see often on Google Maps.

Google did say yesterday that they are much quicker at spotting these things. So let’s see how long it takes them to remove this listing. It was first reported yesterday in the Google Maps Help discussion area, as Google recommends you do when you find spam. Let’s see if it is still there tomorrow.

Forum discussion at Google Maps Help.


Posted on February 11, 2009, in Web Dev and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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