Technorati is Getting Gamed – But Why?

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  • Written on: November 13th, 2007

I was messing around with Technorati yesterday evening and noticed some funny search results for blogs.

If you take a look at this search term it seems that someone is gaming Technorati’s blog search system.

But what I can’t figure out is why… It looks like whoever is doing this is hosting their own website on a local computer at home because when I try to go directly to the offending blog URL I get an OpenDNS error page.

I don’t think this is a backlink game – the link text is WAYYYYY too long for Google or any other search engine to pay any kind of attention to.

Anyone have any ideas why someone would want to do this other than to be a pain in the a$$ to Technorati’s coding staff?

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