frontpage - 12:48 pm on Mar 2, 2011 (gmt 0)
This article shows a few things.
1) Despite Google's claims, Google staff do manipulate search results for certain people they like which is unfair (i.e. the Mac website).
Therefore any time a good site gets a lower ranking or falsely gets caught by our algorithm - and that does happen once in a while even though all of our testing shows this change was very accurate
Perhaps this Google employee would like a a few search results out of the thousands that are full of spam results while quality sites are buried.
Google is literally running the Web. We are all at their mercy, hoping they send us a bit of "free" traffic.
More evidence that Google has become an unhealthy monopoly and needs to be broken up.
Google Blocks Smaller Ad Rivals, Competitor Says in EU Antitrust Complaint
Google facing US competition probe
Google is facing its first US anti-competition probe, after the Texas Attorney General approached the company following complaints over search rankings.