Microsoft did request for Google to remove over half a million links from its search index in April this year alone, according to the most recent figures released by the search engine giant. Google’s data showed that most of these links will send folks who click on them over to websites that sell pirated Microsoft software, so it makes plenty of sense for Microsoft to ask Google to kindly ensure such links end up in the relegation bin of history. It is rather interesting to note that a bunch of links that Microsoft requested Google to remove are still very much alive and kicking over at Microsoft’s very own Bing search engine. Read the full story at Uber Gizmo.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.