Blog posts discussing eBay’s structured data browse nodes (previously known as “browse pages” or “category pages”), which are designed to increase inbound organic traffic to eBay from outside search engines like Google.
Although it took eBay six full years to take down its “SEO pages,” doing so has finally made way for the long-awaited potential of improved organic Google search rankings for eBay product listing pages. […]
It is my contention that these pages, the ones that you dubbed “SEO pages,” are not only still live and still causing “degradation,” but that they are also the same pages that, five years ago, earned eBay a Google manual action penalty. If I am correct, the only way to truly address your GMV problem, then, is to immediately deal with your “SEO pages” issue. […]