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  • v. To spam a web page with links or words to gain a high Google PageRank. This is often done with use of tables.

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  • In fact, the point of a googlebomb is to acheive the googlebomb and then publicize it: "Look, if you search for 'more evil than satan,' you get the Microsoft home-page, hardy-har-har."

    Boing Boing: May 23, 2004 - May 29, 2004 Archives

  • It's really self-reflexive: the nominal point of a googlebomb is to hijack a common search-term to misdirect searchers (i.e., the neo-Nazis who bombed the string "jew"), but in fact, a single-word query for "jew" is a pretty weird thing to punch into Google: "Hmm, I wonder why my neighbor takes every Friday night off and lights a candle.

    Boing Boing: May 23, 2004 - May 29, 2004 Archives

  • I love the googlebomb, but I thought I'd point out (if you hadn't noticed) that the smartbitchestrashybooks URL is filtered out by google's safesearch - which means that most people searching from jobs and public libraries won't see the googlebomb, which is a shame and dilutes the power of it.

    doggdot.us

  • Who are they to dictate what Democrats we can or can't intimidate or googlebomb?

    The New York Times Does Next Gen Dems

  • There's a move afoot to googlebomb amazon described here by generating links to a new definition of amazon rank.

    What'll be going on at Amazon on Monday morning?

  • A Polish paper has reported that a googlebomber ( "23 years old Marek W. from Cieszyn") has been arrested for creating a googlebomb that turned President Lech Kaczyński's homepage into the top search result for Google searches on the word "kutas" ( "penis").

    Boing Boing

  • It looks like this site tried to googlebomb the phrase, "Mormon Temple Weirdness," as a way of countering tonight's Big Love episode.

    Archive 2009-03-15

  • Categories: contestednarrative googlebomb markhemingway wealthofnetworks yochaibenkler

    Googlebomb This! (The Five Stages of Republican Grief Online)

  • During the brief media frenzy surrounding my googlebomb campaign in October of 2006, I myself received about five dozen death threats that looked not unlike the ones Amanda posted at Pandagon.

    Terrorists

  • I highly doublt your “googlebomb” will work in this comment section too well.

    matisyahu saves the day | Jewschool

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