It’s the (Google)Bomb, but for how long?

Google has finally had it with Googlebombing, the act of hundreds of Internet users linking up specific words with certain web sites in order to produce a desired (and usually comical) search result. The company announced today via its corporate blog that they have finally altered their search engine algorithm to minimize the impact of Googlebombs by improving the way they analyze link structures on web sites.

Read more at Ars Technica, commentary from ZDNet’s Garett Rogers. Previously from WNM: YouTube attack videos, Google Bombs, etc: Old punditry, new media tools

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