Google Webmaster Tools notice of detected unnatural links to http://bbc.co.uk/2 Recommended Answers
There are lots of situations in which many sites totally unrelated to BBC would link to BBC, for example if they are using a BBC feed.
Another example is that BBC is such a popular site that sometimes people redirect their sites to it when they are getting towards the end time for a website and they take their own content out. So if those sittes that have nothing to do with BBC are linked to with unnatural links, the redirects might carry the "unnaturalness".
Yes, Cristina, but Google would already know all of that and take it into account where relevant.
The fact is that bbc.co.uk has been in operation as a major site for many years, and now (it appears) is suddenly hit with an unnatural links warning.
So what might have changed?
I would expect that the "unnatural links" warning was sent because of some specific observations about link-building (deliberate or accidental) NOT just that they happen to have lots of links from all over the place.
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