Harvard Professor of Political Science Daniel Bell has warned that the ‘google search wars’, which began with Google’s “search wars” against Yahoo, will “wither and die” and will “last forever”.
“Google’s search wars will never end.
We will not be able to go back to using the word search anymore.
Google’s search war has been one of the most successful parts of the internet,” he wrote in a Medium post.”
The search wars, however, have also been one that is often overlooked.
We know that they have impacted the lives of millions of people, including me.
It’s not just the impact of these searches that has impacted me, it’s the effect they have had on people and on companies like Google,” Bell added.”
It’s been an ongoing problem for years.
Google is only the most obvious example.
The fact that it has had to confront its role in a war that has been ongoing for years is an even more alarming and troubling sign of its failure.
Google was not always an evil company that would seek to profit from our pain and misery.
We could have chosen a different path.”
Google’s ‘search wars’ have led to some big headlines, including Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s resignation over the search wars and Google’s CEO Jeff Bezos leaving Amazon for the company’s new owner Amazon.
Google’s Search Wars The search war was one of many that started with Google using its massive search platform to take on Yahoo, who was a rival company to Google.
The search war became one of several major social media platforms, like Twitter, that were used by the search engine giant to target its users.
The first Google search wars began with Yahoo taking down a search for the words “southern states” in 2007, then a few months later it used its own search engine to create a “search war” with the words “southern” and “states”.
After the “search” wars began, Yahoo eventually backed off and the “southerners” were reinstated in 2011.
Google then used its massive social media platform, Google+ to target users with a series of negative headlines, such as “Yahoo has hired a racist to lead the search team” and “Black people are being discriminated against by Google”.
In December 2013, Yahoo decided to sever ties with Google, and in January 2014, the “google search war” was over.
Google was able to continue using the “nasty” and “bad” search terms that were banned by Yahoo.
The search warfare started again with Google adding “fantastic” and the word “candy” to its search results, and Google+ was also used to target those who used the term “panda”.
Google’s “Google Search Wars” have also resulted in Google+ being shut down for the time being.
The Google Search War is now officially a thing of the past.
Source Business Insider (UK)