Google Bomb for Barack Obama: Worst Failure EverCategory: Computers
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:
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.If you want to receive my latest posts, please subscribe to my full feed RSS or have them delivered through email. Just enter your email address below and hit the Subscribe button.