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Major Algo Change?

   
5:11 pm on Mar 12, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Wooweeee I've never seen Hotbot differ so wildly from the other Ink's before. Just checked Hotbot and the page that Yahoo Ink and Iwon.com list as #1 ... (and HotBot had me as #2 after the ODP/Direct hit results) that #1 page now ranks at number 38 on Hotbot!! What the?!?! And I've noticed the rotating results slowing down considerably.... got the exact same results about 5 searches in a row when it finally rotated it was very slight... only a change of 2 places on a few listings.

Anyone else noticing wildly different results?

10:04 pm on Mar 12, 2000 (gmt 0)

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I do know this. I'm getting tons of traffic from Ink.Yahoo today, and nothing, zip, zero, nada from Hotbot. Go figure!
11:34 am on Mar 30, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Ace, we must optimize indenticle - our pages and rankings seem to shadow each other all the time. We are doing excellent on Ink.hoo and horrible on hotbot too.
5:36 am on Apr 3, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Still the same... kicking it on ink.yahoo and just dropped to page 4 or 5 on Hotbot