However, what made it worse was when Gary Illyes posted this on LinkedIn:So, does this mean that all third-party content is inherently bad? What Google says vs. the realityTo be clear, hosting third-party content is not against Google’s guidelines. This means that even without third-party content, they will be affected by the helpful content update due to poor content already existing on the site. Hosting third-party content: How to do it correctlyI’d like to reiterate that there’s nothing inherently bad about hosting third-party content and it’s not against Google’s guidelines. If none exists, work with your team to create meaningful content that may naturally link to your third-party content.