Barack Obama Google Bomb: Worst Failure Ever

Google Bomb for Barack Obama: Worst Failure Ever

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Today, US President Barack Obama became a victim of a Google bomb. When you type the phrase “worst failure ever”, his official biography from the White House web site is the number one result. Here’s a screenshot:

Barack Obama worst failure ever google bomb

Wikipedia says a Google bomb (or “link bomb”) is Internet slang for a certain kind of attempt to raise the ranking of a given page in results from a Google search, often with humorous or political intentions. It is achieved by gaining enough links on the said term to the targeted page.

The best example was in December 2003 when a Google search for the phrase “miserable failure” also put the official biography from the White House web site of then US President George W. Bush as the number one result.

No person or group has claimed responsible for Barack Obama’s google bomb yet although some points to it as the work of his Republican political enemies. Super Obama is of course a Democrat.

You can not find the phrase “worst failure ever” anywhere on Barack Obama’s biography page but how did it became the number one Google search result for that not really cool phrase? Here’s how to make a Google bomb.

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2 Responses to “Google Bomb for Barack Obama: Worst Failure Ever”

  1. Jason Says:

    That phrase is actually a carry-over from the Bush administration. It was made popular a number of years back — this isn’t anything new.


    ark Reply:

    Yes, I think its the same group who did this Google bomb for both Bush and Obama.


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