Bush no longer "miserable failure": Google tackles googlebombs

Search Engine Land's Danny Sullivan says,

After just over two years, Google has finally defused the "Google
Bomb" that has returned US President George W. Bush at the top of its
results in a search on
miserable failure. The move wasn't a post-State Of The Union Address
gift for Bush. Instead, it's part of an overall algorithm change designed to
stop such mass link pranks from working.

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