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.