Google: Aware Of Large-Scale Hotel Listing Hijackings, Working To Fix
Google is working to clean-up a situation where thousands of hotel listings in Google+ Local have been “hijacked” or had links leading to their official sites changed to lead to third-party booking sites.
Thousands Of Hotel Listings Were Hijacked In Google+ Local is the story at Search Engine Land sister site that covers the situation in more detail.
Initially, Google had no comment about the discovery. However, after publication, it confirmed that it was aware of the issue and working to fix it.
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