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    Bing Sting

    Hiybbprqag: Did Google catch Bing cheating? - CSMonitor.com

    So Google decided to run what has been termed a "Bing Sting." "We created about 100 'synthetic queries' – queries that you would never expect a user to type, such as [hiybbprqag]," Singhal wrote on the official Google blog. "As a one-time experiment, for each synthetic query we inserted as Google’s top result a unique (real) webpage which had nothing to do with the query."


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    Re: Bing Sting

    That last sentence doesn't make sense to me



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    Re: Bing Sting

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    That last sentence doesn't make sense to me
    Basically, what its saying is that rather than use their normal algorithm for determining what a search of "akdfthlhk" would bring up, they forced it to bring up a legitimate website (such as espn.com).

    Then, if they typed the same thing into Bing and got the same result, it would be good evidence that Bing was copying google.

    Here is a good article (opinion) describing it.

    How Much Does Bing Borrow From Google? - NYTimes.com



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    Re: Bing Sting

    I heard about this. Bing sucks.



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    Re: Bing Sting

    People use Bing?



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    Re: Bing Sting

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU_Alum_2000 View Post
    People use Bing?
    yes, i actually like it.



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    Re: Bing Sting

    But didn't Google just steal it from the Simpson's?



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    Re: Bing Sting

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    Re: Bing Sting

    i still use excite.



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    Re: Bing Sting

    Blekko is the next big thing supposedly.

    blekko | slashtag search


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    Re: Bing Sting

    I hadn't heard of Blekko. That's a nice concept, I could see it being useful.



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