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MsnBot Now Bingbot?

keeps showing DMOZ descriptions

10:42 pm on Dec 16, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I noticed a few months ago Bing was showing DMOZ descriptions on my home page so I added the following.


It worked for awhile. Now it's back to the lousy outdated DMOZ description.

Change to ...



11:33 pm on Dec 16, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Isn't it:

<meta name="robots" content="noodp">

Didn't know msn/bing obeyed it anyway. I thought it was only google, who draw results from obsolete dmoz.

12:46 pm on Dec 17, 2009 (gmt 0)

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msnbot is the name of Bing's bot, it has not changed.

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