Monthly Archives: December 2008

Backlinks.com Client Info Leaked

Thanks to habitaquo.net for tweeting this story. Backlinks.com, as site that lets you buy and sell links (I’m sure Google loves these guys) let their security policies ride the fail boat and leaked a truckload of customer data to Google (ironically). Check out this link: http://www.google.es/search?hl=es&q=site%3Abacklinks.com%2Fadmin While you can’t click on the links, you can view the cached versions of the pages. Usernames … Continue reading

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Google SERP Personalization in Full Effect!

So I was doing a search for a response I posted on this blog to a Search Engine Watch article. When I was logged in to my Google account in Chrome, my article was #1. When I was not logged in and using Firefox, I was #8. Just another example of how using SERP ranking as a success metric is becoming … Continue reading

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