BREAKING NEWS: GOOGLE ENGINEER MATT CUTTS BECOMES RAPPER, USES GOOGLE’S 20% RULE TO RECORD HIT SONG “IN DA PLEX”
Major news has hit the search engine industry today, which has all of the white-hat and black-hat geniuses buzzing about. Matt Cutts, one of Google’s top celebrity engineers has decided to quit dedicating his time posting on popular webmaster forum – WebmasterWorld.com to pursue his dreams of becoming a rapper.
I was talking on the phone to one of the UK SEO Cabal yesterday, and he expressed some dissatisfaction with the endless round of spamming and cashing huge cheques. To my surprise, he suggested he's thinking about chucking it in, and going PAYE... and I started thinking : Who the hell could even think about employing someone at this level?
FuckedGoogle is closely following the addition of Google to the S&P 500, noting that contrary to what they officially state, S&P tries to time the market. Some speculate that the timing of this addition was due to Google closing in on the $285 price of their secondary public offering.
Explosive radio broadcast Monday, thousands of search results on Tuesday, no results Wednesday, live discussion on a radio program Thursday, 20 minutes later 100,000 results from thousands of websites.
I'm a regular user of Digg and I will admit I saw the four stories this week about the rumored purchase of Sun by Google (1, 2, 3, 4)I even thought about posting them here, but something felt "funny" so I held off. Silicon Valley Sleuth did a little more checking here's what they came up with Digg is used for stock manipulation
Blog stuff, one. Netscape are to rise from the ashpit, proudly reinvented as a Diggy-bloggy-thingy, headed by one the Wanker's (of this parish) favourite folks - Jason Calacanis - according to paidContent.org. Netscape.com To Be Relaunched As a Digg-Like Site; Calacanis Heading It
Philipp has the story on how a 15 year old used a press release service to make it look like he was hired at google. I guess you can have the news say whatever you want these days;)
Apparently, you can get anything into Google News to make it look official by simply submitting a free press release with I-Newswire (I didn’t try to reproduce this myself). This press release hoax appeared in Google News:
According to People's Cube the Google thought police have banned them worldwide from all Google search.
At some point, quite recently, our popular site "The People's Cube" (ThePeoplesCube.com) was purged from Google search results. MSN , Yahoo and other search engines still have it - but Google has erased/blocked any link to the site in its database.