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Myspace sneaking into Google search results?
5 points by shealan 1797 days ago | hide | past | web | 5 comments | favorite
I was doing some research on the music website Bandcamp and decided to search for information on how many users it had. Upon searching for "Bandcamp million users" a funny thing happened... Every single result was one for Myspace, and none even mentioned Bandcamp. What's going on here??

https://www.google.co.uk/#hl=en&sugexp=les%3B&gs_nf=3&tok=Q888851u8rs5UZpBz8fSiQ&cp=22&gs_id=2e&xhr=t&q=bandcamp+million+users&pf=p&sclient=psy-ab&oq=bandcamp+million+users&gs_l=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.&fp=d68bae7275fecda7&bpcl=38897761&biw=1345&bih=1314




71,600 results for that query but add in -myspace and you get over 200,000 - double weird https://www.google.co.uk/#hl=en&spell=1&q=bandcamp+m...


How strange. Google even highlights the term MySpace in the results as if it was one of the search terms.


Could be that Bandcamp or MySpace has become a synonym of the other (in Google's index)? As far as I'm aware, this sort of paring is done automatically.


Yea very strange - why is MySpace highlighted as a keyword, something going on here!


Because the enemy (MySpace) of your enemy (Facebook) is your friend.




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