Google has typically said that if they shared the full details of how its search algorithms and ranking factors would work, it would lead to abuse and poorer quality outcomes. It looks like the majority of SEOs concur with that belief. A poll by Azeem asked “If Google were to be 100% transparent about how to rank naturally and its ranking aspects, would the SERPs be” much better or worse. And the large majority of SEOs who took the poll stated even worse. About 80% of the 400 plus outcomes said worse.Here is the poll on Twitter: I would concur, if you provided over these details, spammers would 100% abuse it and it would cause poorer quality search results.Forum conversation at Twitter.