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Three reasons for using the Disavow Tool:
1. If your site receives a manual penalty
2. If your site receives an algorithmic penalty
3. As you routinely check for and remove toxic links from your site’s link profile
Google's link disavowal tools allows publishers to tell google that they don't want certain links from external sites to be considered as part of google's system of counting links to rank web sites. Some sites want to do this because they've purchased links, a violation of google policies, and may suffer a penalty if they can't get the links removed.
Use this tool only after you tried to manually remove all the spammy links. Simply create a file listing all the URL's you want Google to remove from your website's link profile and submit it. Though keep in mind, the tool should be used as a last resort.
The Disavow Tool allows you to ask Google to remove certain URLs or domains as a ranking factor in the indexing of your site. You do this by creating a .txt file with a list of these domains or URLs and submitting it to Google.
Google Disavow tool is used to inform Google to not follow certain list of URL as website Backlink. Mainly low quality of links are disavowed. Earlier it was easy to disavow links, but now firstly we have to manually try to get the link deleted and than have to update the link as disavow in Webmaster tools.
Google: Disavow Links Tool. ... Google's link disavowal tool allows publishers to tell Google that they don't want certain links from external sites to be considered as part of Google's system of counting links to rank web sites.