Assault with a Deadly Panda

By Deane Barker on December 6, 2011

Is This the End For Content Farms?: Google’s attempt to stifle content farms (the “Panda” algorithm changes) just might be working.  CMSWire reveals this email from Bright Hub to its freelancers, effectively firing them all:

The last few months have been particularly challenging. Like many companies we are facing the reality of a changed economy, while simultaneously working to increase visitors in a post-Panda world.

I commend them for honesty.  A lot of companies would be oblique about their reasoning, but Bright Hub names Panda specifically.