|Hotel listings hijacked in Google+ local.|
Friday, 17th January 2014
Source : External source
Thousands of hotels listed within Google+ Local appear to have had links leading to their official sites 'hijacked' and replaced with ones leading to third-party booking services.
Google+ Local listings are what Google depends on to provide results in Google Maps or Google Search, when people look for local businesses.
A Hijacked URL
For example, here is the “verified” page for the Courtyard Marriott in Sherman Oaks, California:
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