My own criticism about Google’s bias are well known. But I’m far from alone in worrying that Google’s increasing investment in online content brings into question the supposed objectivity of their search engine. One notable search engine guru who has expressed his discomfort with Google’s new role as a media company is Danny Sullivan, the editor-in-chief of Search Engine Land. Earlier this week… → Read More
The search engine wars have been heightened since January, when TechCrunch contributor Vivek Wadhwa wrote about why we need a better system of search, because his college students could no longer find the information they were looking for due to spammy results.
Since then, both JC Penney and DecorMyEyes have been called out for questionable search-related business practices, as have content farms… → Read More
Editor’s note: Last Sunday, we published a guest post by Wharton Professor Eric Clemons on “Why Advertising Is Failing On The Internet.” The post questioned a basic assumption that many of us in the tech industry hold near and dear. It sparked a blogstorm and 600-plus comments, most of them filled with rage. Even Danny Sullivan, the normally unperturbable editor-in-chief of SearchEngineLand… → Read More