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Facebook Link Spamming… new tactic using Likes

I have recently encountered a new form of spamming on Facebook business pages. People from SEO companies in India “Like” your pages and post a link on your company pages. I just had 2 posts in two days.

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 Normally “Likes” are a good thing, but this practice is rather bold.   I don’t know if getting Likes with this method helps your rankings or anything on Facebook, does anyone know if it matters?

Since Google has recently started demoting link farms and SEO linkings that are manufactured, I am wondering if this tactic is an attempt to avoid that Google algorithm.  If it doesn’t help me, I guess I should report them a s spam….

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