Don’t share that infographic spam – Salon.com

Salon’s Andrew Leonard wrote in March about what might actually be behind the mystery infographics. Nice reporting, Andrew!

Won’t you share my infographic, please?

Doesn’t seem too much to ask, does it? Until you investigate further and discover that by incorporating these infographics into your website, you are not only probably violating at least the spirit of Google’s guidelines on Web spam, but you are also quite likely steering unsuspecting visitors to websites bankrolled by the for-profit education industry.

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