[News] Google Earns Money from Typos

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I thought this was rather intersting. Sorry to have filled this group with
occasional press releases. You can killfile everything which begins with


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| Google, which runs the largest ad network on the Internet, is making
| millions of dollars a year by filling otherwise unused Web sites with ads.
| In many instances, these ad-filled pages appear when users mistype
| an Internet address, such as "BistBuy.com."

Re: [News] Google Earns Money from Typos

On Sun, 30 Apr 2006 20:21:16 +0100, Roy Schestowitz

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I could understand brstbuy or even bestbiy or bestbut ........ bit
hard to mistype bestbuy as bistbuy though.


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Re: [News] Google Earns Money from Typos

__/ [ Paul B ] on Monday 01 May 2006 03:52 \__

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Maybe they are using the Dvorak keyboard layout. I have always wanted to
study it, but compatibility is limiting. Windows Mobile, for example,
supports nothing but QWERTY.

Another possibility: a Freudian slip. The surfer could be a heavy metal fan.

Best wishes,


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