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Google Fixes 'Romney Can't Win' Search Suggestion; Santorum Not So Lucky

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While Google avoids direct political commentary on candidates, their search algorithms aren't always so kind. In the bid the the Republican ticket, two candidates face troubles: Romney "can't win" and Santorum faces a crappier problem. While Google avoids direct political commentary on candidates, their search algorithms aren't always so kind. In the bid the the Republican ticket, two candidates face troubles: Romney "can't win" and Santorum faces a crappier problem. 0 Comments

Google's (and Inktomi's) Miserable Failure

A search for miserable failure on Google brings up the official George W. Bush biography from the US White House web site. Dismissed by Google as not a problem, it points out a case where the real miserable failure is Google itself. A search for miserable failure on Google brings up the official George W. Bush biography from the US White House web site. Dismissed by Google as not a problem, it points out a case where the real miserable failure is Google itself. 0 Comments

What Would Google Vote For?

A new site puts a spin on the 'am I hot or not' craze, by using Google to assess the relative popularity of opposite or 'competing' search terms. A new site puts a spin on the 'am I hot or not' craze, by using Google to assess the relative popularity of opposite or 'competing' search terms. 0 Comments

Google Bombs Aren't So Scary

It sounds frightening. Google Bombs are now going off, where web sites are influencing Google's search results by controlling where they link to and what they say in their links. It sounds frightening. Google Bombs are now going off, where web sites are influencing Google's search results by controlling where they link to and what they say in their links. 0 Comments

Bush's Dubious Victory At Google

For the past three months, if you did a search on Google for a particularly insulting phrase -- think dumb Oedipus -- the top result was to the official George W. Bush campaign store. How on earth did this happen? For the past three months, if you did a search on Google for a particularly insulting phrase -- think dumb Oedipus -- the top result was to the official George W. Bush campaign store. How on earth did this happen? 0 Comments

Can You Find Your Candidate?

If search engines could vote in the upcoming US Presidential elections, it would be a race between Democrat Bill Bradley and Republican John McCain, rather than frontrunners Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush. After all, a survey of 18 major search engines shows that you are far more likely to find the official candidate web sites of Bradley and McCain than those of Gore and Bush. If search engines could vote in the upcoming US Presidential elections, it would be a race between Democrat Bill Bradley and Republican John McCain, rather than frontrunners Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush. After all, a survey of 18 major search engines shows that you are far more likely to find the official candidate web sites of Bradley and McCain than those of Gore and Bush. 0 Comments