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Google has launched Hotpot, a surprisingly Yelp-like service for collecting ratings of places, which will then use those ratings to personalise your search results. Google Maps already provides reviews culled from around the web, and submitted by other Google users, but Hotpot goes a little deeper by tailoring its …

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Anonymous Coward

Google will get you eventually

No it wont, No Facefriend, google analytics and leadservices untrusted in noscript, no google cookies and searches done with the scroogle search bar.

FOAD Google

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Headmaster

Scroogle

And how do you intend to use Scroogle if Google FOAD?

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Anonymous Coward

@Anonymous Coward Scroogle

I'll use it as long as it is there and then use another one when/if it dies.

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Pint

SEO

Problem is; anything that can affect search rankings draws the SEO w****ers like flies.. I guess the 'social networking' aspect of this is supposed to sort that all out. But SEO types are quite adept at producing vast artificial crowds (astroterracing?) so I can see them bolloxing this too.

Our search for better search continues.

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Anonymous Coward

But what if...

...I'm somewhere none of my friends have ever been?

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Fallacy

Once again, a "social networking" idea based on the false premise that I will like what my friends like. Only works for lemmings.

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FAIL

so now google will know where you are all the time

joys

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JCL
Black Helicopters

hmm...

They already know what you're thinking about.

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Badgers

Well

Google is Santa Claus

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