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Silly season Googlebombing

Cory Doctorow has a rant about Googlebombing over at BoingBoing, and in doing so echoes what I said in April. There’s a Wired News article about the recent “waffles” bomb and how the John Kerry campaign has now bought AdWords on that keyword, inviting people to read about Dubya’s ‘waffles’.
I still say it’s silly and tired. Let’s give it up before Google gets bombed into irrelevance.

One Comment

  1. Sadly, I think to some extent that has already happened because of the combined effect of weblogs [ie. all those odd search referrals we all get] /bombing and competitions to get the highest position by a certain date etc…