Wednesday, 9 June 2010
Looking for Gulf Oil Spill News? Be Careful What You Google - Planet Green
Apparently now BP has bought certain search terms as well as the sponsored links at the tops of Google search engine pages. I'm assuming this goes for Yahoo! as well.
"ABC News quotes a BP spokesman making it sound like a kind-hearted effort: "We have bought search terms on search engines like Google to make it easier for people to find out more about our efforts in the Gulf and make it easier for people to find key links to information on filing claims, reporting oil on the beach and signing up to volunteer.""
How do I type that bullshit/cough thing? You bought the search terms to try to skew people's information to your side. There have already been several issues about BP's credibility in all this, why shouldn't we be suspicious now? It seems pretty straightforward to me...
Full article here (Planet Green)