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more Googlebombing, this time they're doing it for a contest.
Nigritude ultramarine google search
Slashdot story on nigritude ultramarine contest
Think Google will do anything about it?
what is the point of this? I do not understand why they would do this
Google seems to like the fact their search engine has a major defect...I doubt anything will be done about it. I guess they did it for fun?
I guess the point in this case is an ipod and a 17" LCD Link
What is the google defect and what are the people proving with the pages of stuff? I basically am interested in an overview here - I do not understand how this effects google or google searching
If you can get enough sites to link to a certain page or site with a specific term, you can manipulate the ranking of the linked site up. In general, the more links to a site, the higher that site will rank. If you go to Google and search for "miserable failure" (with or w/o quotes) the first result that you'll get back will probably be the official biography of George W. Bush because so many other sites linked to that page with that term.
This contest won't really effect google searching since it's not likely anyone not affiliated with or interested in the contest is going to search for "nigritude ultramarine" (the organizers say they picked search terms that returned no results prior to the start of the contest). What the contest will do is show what methods help take a page to the top of Google rankings.
thanks so much!!!! now I understand - it is kind of funny -
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