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**FU Google!** Respectec GOOG Engineer Rants Against His Employer By Blasting Google +1

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Crewchief007, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. Crewchief007

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    It seems like there is some heated dissension in the g00gal camp concerning the Google +1 thingy. Apparently Steve Yegge, a renown GOOG engineer had enough of the nonsense and decided to speak his mind... but only to his +1 circle of colleagues.

    As it turns out, he ended up inadvertently sharing his rant with the entire friggin Internet. His post is almost 5000 words so I'm only including an excerpt. This dude blows the lid off of +1 and consequently, he wins the BHW honorary member of the month. You have got to read this; especially if you are investing heavily in +1.

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    It's guaranteed that Yegge is not the only one at g00gal furiously disliking +1.

    You can read the entire rant here unless GOOG has pulled it down: https://plus.google.com/112678702228711889851/posts/eVeouesvaVX

    I said this in another thread that I started; g00gal is attempting to force +1 down the throats of those who use the Internet and after the hype dies down I expect +1 to die with it. JMHO. For all of you who are in madly in love with g00gal no matter what they do or say, this is for you; just get the GOOG tattoo!!!! LOL! :D

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  2. kirkonpolttaja

    kirkonpolttaja Senior Member

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    Good stuff :) i was already getting scared about G+ that i would have to join in to continue SEO... but looks like G+ wont get that far :)
     
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  3. Crewchief007

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    No so fast Kirkonpolttaja!!! I have placed +1 on almost all of my sites and I use various services to add +1s in a drip feed type of fashion to each of them.

    Personally though, I have not joined.

    What I'm saying is; GOOG is factoring in +1s in its ranking algorithms and until further notice, you would be advised to suck up and play this insanely ridiculous game = like a true Black Hatter, LOL. :D

    Black Hatter in full gear!

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    He looks like a serial killer, you know....like what you would expect a g00gle engineer to look like.
     
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    That's pretty obvious, that guy just has much better skills to articulate the point!

    Google should really listen to this guy I think!!
     
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  6. G-S-T

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    Hopefully now we will get a developer platform with a useful API
     
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    Good stuff. I've tried couple of times to get familiar and comfortable with the plus but it just isnt something I want to use.
     
  8. ILoveCSharp

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    Well i think google + can not be successful because there is facebook. Also no other search engine can not be successful because there is google. same thing.
     
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    tiagorossi Junior Member

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    man, its a huge problem!
    when an entire company like the big G promote the G+, the developers dislike it?
     
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    What did you say....

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    If facebook lunches a search engine... Oh god I'm dying to witness that day. Google would so go down.
     
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    Google shouldn't be copying Facebook's "Like" button strategy anyway, with all the genius developers they have at their company, they should be making something far better.

    But nooo, they see social media as the next big thing and want to turn itself into a social media network. They should've just went with the flow. Look at Bing. Bing kept it real and stayed a search engine and ADDED the "Like" button to their search results. I think if Google did this, they wouldn't feel as bad when this trend dies out.
     
  13. Crewchief007

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    /sarcasm = gotcha.

    May any +1 platform burn baby burn!

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    Burn that mother down!!!!!! +1 Self Destruct!!!!

    Now that I have let my feelings known, its nap time.

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    It seems he has quite a history of "Accidental Posting" private Google info :D.
     
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    Same. I hope they lunch both search engine and ad network like adsense
     
  17. Crewchief007

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    LOL, speaking of Jerry Maguire, the real life sports agent, Leigh Steinberg is on the rocks, literally. Alcoholism, bankruptcy, blah, blah, blah.

    Does this mean that Yegge's days are numbered for raging against the g00gal machine?

    How many employees do what he did and suffer no consequences?

    This dude has got some chutzpah!

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    Hmmm. whether this is fake google drama or a real accidental insider scoop, it made me rethink my approach to a project. Nice find Crewchief007. Thanks :30:
     
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    Love the definition of chutzpah :D


    OP - interesting read, gives a bit of insight as to G's inner workings