John Kerry Googlebombing
John Kerry has been
Google-Bombed with the word 'waffles'. His candidate's campaign website appears
at the top of the result list when the word "waffles"
is typed into Google. This was achieved by Ken Jacobson, a Duquesne
University Law School student, with the help of at least 44 other Web sites and
blogs. Kerry's campaign is trying to capitalize on the prank by purchasing
Google AdWords, sponsored links that come up beside results when people search
If you want to know more about
how google bombs are being created, check out the overview over articles dealing
I have also written an article about it in German.
For more information on the Bush
Google-Bomb "miserable failure" check out update 12.
May 24, 2004: Ogles, Jacob, Kerry
gets Google-Bombed, Wired:
"With the Democratic presidential nomination clinched, John Kerry was
bound to get Google-bombed."