1381 days ago
Stackoverflow abuses nofollow (2011)
Hm. I took a look at a few of my highly voted comments. Some of them have nofollow, some don't. I can't really tell why. For instance, this answer:
has lots of links in it, citing sources, all of which are nofollowed. A few more of my lower voted answers do not have nofollow. But this one does:
. As I go through my history, I find that most of my links are nofollowed; even ones that get more than 25 upvotes, have been around for years, and I'm within the top 1% of reputation site-wide:
So, either the algorithm is
strict and fairly capricious, or it's quite badly broken.
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