There are many reasons why a backlink can become "lost". For instance, the backlink’s site or page is no longer available or, for some reason, the owner of the linking page decided to delete the content.
You'd want to find your "lost" links to try to reclaim them, as the recovery of lost backlinks is important to maintain and improve the search engine ranking.
How can Monitor Backlinks help me find my "lost" backlinks?
If you want to see lost links in MB, you should:
- click "New filter" in the Your Links dashboard:
2. then select "Status" from the dropdown menu with "is backlink not found" condition: