09 Sep '12, 4pm

Google: "It's Not A Bug, It's A Feature!" I wonder if this has been fixed...

IMHO, this is, in fact, a bug and not a feature … it’s just that there are so many bugs like this that fixing a single one is not only not a priority, it’s not even possible. In order to fix this bug, they would have to fix other bugs and change other rules and massage other algorithms … it’s a huge undertaking at this point. We’ve noticed many, many of these logic bugs when they display themselves as click fraud and poor matches. For example, we very often see the same user come to our site many times, using the same query but matching on different keywords, each more expensive than the last. In addition, we have been documenting and attempting to pass to Google engineering multiple bugs in their billing and event notification programming. Unfortunately, if they were to acknowledge any of these bugs, including the bug this article is about, they open themselves up to with...

Full article: http://searchengineland.com/google-its-not-a-bug-its-a-fe...

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