Items tagged with things the Internet gets angry about

Google released a statement today apologizing for the actions of a Chrome advertising campaign it commissioned and kicked off just a few days ago. As an apology, the company has deprecated Chrome's page ranking; searching for "browser" doesn't return a direct link to Google Chrome until several pages worth of results. This brouhaha kicked off when SEO Book found that searching for the phrase "This post is sponsored by Google" returned hundreds of results, all talking up Google Chrome and all pointing at the browser's download page. Worse, many of the posts had little-to-nothing to do with Google... Read more...