Amazon Mechanical Turk For Search Engines

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  1. youtalk

    youtalk Regular Member

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    Does anyone know if you can use Amazon Mechanical Turk For Search Engine results?

    Here's what I was thinking:
    - Provide a search term or keyword.
    - User searches that term or keyword on Google.
    - Have the user find specific domains that are offered in the search results.
    - Once they find one, open the page, scroll to the bottom, and look for a code.
    - Enter that code back into turk, to confirm the task was completed.

    I know you can run headless browsers, and rotate proxies, and such. But I want google to see actual users around the globe, with different pc's, different ip's, different languages, and more.
     
  2. grahamhead

    grahamhead Registered Member

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    Pretty sure this already being done in turk. I would also suspect that the google algo is pretty adept at picking up users that perform lots of unrelated searches with no intent. I might be wrong though.

    I can see the value of this though, which is why some traditional advertising is using the technique. You may have seen a TV ad that runs and then it just says "Search for XYZ". This is useful for SEO because the user already has the intent to go there and search.
     
  3. CoolNicks

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    It's against the TOS of mturk.