Google Failing

To Do List In Google Python Tutorial #Fail

Posted by on January 26, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Spotted another school boy error today by Google, with them leaving their ‘to-do list’ in their Python Tutorial.      Google are on fire today with their mistakes. Keep them coming, it makes for great blog posts   #Fail  

Missing Meta Title On Google Keyword Tool #Fail

Posted by on January 26, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Spotted a rather ironic meta title when searching on Google today for “Google keyword tool” as seen below.    Strangely though when checking in the source code for the meta title there is a meta title present.     It could have been that this was missing the last time Google crawled the page, who […]

Google’s GTISTM Algorithm Failing

Posted by on July 14, 2011 at 11:16 am

Sorry Google people if I haven’t got the technical term correct here, but this is what I like to call the GTISTM Algorithm – The ‘Google Thinks Its Smarter Than Me’ Algorithm. I saw very strange behavior yesterday whereby the results were completely wrong. The GTISTM Algorithm can be very useful for typo’s and such […]

New Google Keyword Tool – Fail

Posted by on June 17, 2011 at 11:00 am

Although I do like the new keyword tool from Google where it separates out the items you searched for from the keyword ideas, there is just one massive bug in this new system. As SEO’s we all know the most useful data is the ‘Exact’ match keyword data since the broad match data is a […]

Incorrect Date in Meta Description – Google Failing

Posted by on January 23, 2011 at 6:12 pm

It seems that Google hasn’t quite fixed its algorithm which aims to pick up the date from blog posts. The date shown in the meta description is for 10th December 2010, although when you actually look at the blog post below You can see that the date is actually 21st December 2010. Surely we as […]

Google Failing – Video in SERPs

Posted by on December 11, 2010 at 9:21 pm

Google Video Listings in the SERPs – Getting it wrong again… With this result showing, you would expect a video on the website wouldn’t you? When visiting the Telegraph’s website there is no sign of a video on the page! Come on Google this is a school boy error. What happened to all that “best […]