30 Sep '14, 4pm

Google Competitors Launch Site Explaining How Google Is Hurting The Internet In EU by

When countless studies have shown that users value the thoughts of other consumers and people within their social circles more than messages provided by a given company, it makes sense to me that social reviews are getting preference. To me, that is a way of focusing on the user. It could be argued it’s not the “most effective” way to display results. But that’s the choice Google has made. If users stop clicking on those results, then there’s a very good chance Google will change the way it displays things. If users continue to click on those results, then who’s to say Google was wrong. And I really don’t feel like the EU has a leg to stand on regarding “focusing on the user” when they have forced Google to start removing search results because, though true, it hurts someone’s feelings because you can find negative information about them. That’s affecting search results th...

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