Google Responds To Allegations Of Blacklisting Cryptocurrency News Sites

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Updated: 12 June 2019
  • announced the closure of its operations due to a drop in readers;
  • The sudden closure happened because of the update in Google's algorithm, which seems to be affecting crypto-related websites negatively more than others;
  • CCN is not the only website that has been affected, as CryptoPotato have also said the same thing.

Popular cryptocurrency news site announced the closure of its operations. The sudden stoppage happened because of an update in Google's algorithm, which, according to CCN, led to a drop in readers.

Google updates its systems quite often to adjust to the fast pace of the Internet community, a Google representative wrote. They also said that Google’s purpose and is to give relevant results to those searching the web.

“With any update, some sites might not perform as well as in the past, while other sites might perform better,” the Google representative said. After each and every update, many websites see changes in their numbers. Some end up gaining visitors, while some tend to lose them.

Many websites claim that this algorithm change was targeting crypto-related websites as they saw a massive drop in readers.