How will Google treat pages with links to - and the same slugs as - another site's content?

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This is really a two part question:

1) I have some pages on my site, which just contain a link to an existing article (on The New York Times website for example) with the option to add comments beneath the link. I'm not scraping any of their content, it's just a link to their article, with a comment field beneath it.

2) These pages also use the title of the article I'm linking to in the slug, preceded by the site's name. So let's say the link was to here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/op...-quagmire.html The URL of my linking page would be http://www.mysite.com/news/new-york-...n-war-quagmire

Will Google punish me for either, or both, of these practices?

Many thanks for any help!
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  • Profile picture of the author Lee Wang
    You know i write blogs(get paid for it) and i work for a popular digital marketing company zonexproductions and no i don't think google will get mad at you for linking an article.
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  • Profile picture of the author st0nec0ld
    I don't think you will be punish for a link.
    Anyway, I suggest that you make at least 1 or 2 paragraph of your own opinion (just to attract engagement on the comment box) about what the article talks about. Then after that maybe instead of just copy pasting the link below your content make it a text link. Then just set it to nofollow.
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  • Profile picture of the author AmarInfotech
    I think Google may be punished your site if you use copyright of the article.Goole Pirate algorithm will affect if you have done this thing.
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  • Profile picture of the author dhoni752
    If you are doing Good seo technique than google don't be punished your website
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  • Profile picture of the author 3wCorner
    No you won't because you provide the annotation. Just place rel="nofollow" in your links your sources.
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    • Profile picture of the author bassboy2k
      But nofollow will actually penalize the sites we're linking to right? Surely that's worse, as we're piggy backing off their content. We want to give them maximum credit.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Originally Posted by bassboy2k View Post

    This is really a two part question:

    1) I have some pages on my site, which just contain a link to an existing article (on The New York Times website for example) with the option to add comments beneath the link. I'm not scraping any of their content, it's just a link to their article, with a comment field beneath it.

    2) These pages also use the title of the article I'm linking to in the slug, preceded by the site's name. So let's say the link was to here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/op...-quagmire.html The URL of my linking page would be http://www.mysite.com/news/new-york-...n-war-quagmire

    Will Google punish me for either, or both, of these practices?

    Many thanks for any help!


    Odds are Google will bury your page/s in Supplemental SERPs If the your page title/s are the same as the stronger webpage (nytimes.com).

    It's not a penalty, it's just Google's way of avoiding duplicate webpages and duplicate SERP titles.

    I have no idea what purpose your pages would serve for traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author bassboy2k
      The idea of the link pages is that people can comments on links. It's really a similar idea to Reddit.

      My site also has original content, these link pages won't be the majority of the content. I don't mind so much if those link pages get buried but I'm worried that my domain will suffer in general, so all of my pages will get buried?
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