Friday, October 12, 2012

Completely wrong : 5 'Google Bomb' story

Google Bomb works by getting a specific keyword onto Google Search list in intention to make fun of something. 

Thoughout the internet era Google Bomb has becoming more popular  and people tend to be familiar with the term. We had compile several story relating to this Google Bomb.

Recent Google Bomb news featuring Mitt Romney as the latest victim.

1. Completely wrong : Mitt Romney Google Bombed (2012)
Try searching for the term Completely wrong on Google and it will bring up the picture and statement of the Republican party nominee for the President of the United States in the 2012 election.

Mitt Romney made a statement last week during a close meeting with wealthy donor, saying that 47 percent Paid no income taxes.

His statement is criticized and were forced to admit that he is completely wrong. which eventually he did, and of course the internet wouldt let him go just like that.

Instead they throw a so called 'Google Bomb', which means search result will brings up the Keyword as a comedy result.

According to Google spokesman, This Google Bomb is not intentionally, it was natural as people tend to search for the keyword.

2. 'Miserable Failure'(2003)
Previously, President George Bush also had fall victim to the 'Google Bomb', where searching the keyword 'Miserable Failure' will lead to His Biography from White House website.

Since The former President was look upon as one of the nation Failure, Net citizens found a way to bring this man down, or atleast make fun of him. 

The 'Bomb' started on October 2003 when an Australian Journalist George Johnston organized an internet prank called the 'Google Bomb' which aims President George bush as the victim. 

3. 'Dumb Motherf*cker' (2000)
This was started by the Hugedisk Man Magazine, that sells the President George Bush related merchandise. Due its high popularity search Ranking reslut, Retain Lawyer had come forward to deliver a Cease & Desist order to Hugedisk, in other words to stop this activity, eventually ended the Bombing.

4. 404 - Page not found
Such attacks include Anthony Cox's attack in 2003. He created a parody of the "404 – page not found" browser error message in response to the war in Iraq.
The page looked like the error page but was titled "These Weapons of Mass Destruction cannot be displayed." This website could be found as one of the top hits on Google after the start of the war in Iraq.

5. More Evil than Satan himself
Google bombs date back as far as 1999, when a search for "more evil than Satan himself" resulted in the Microsoft homepage as the top result.


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