dom at dynamite.co.uk
Mon Jan 26 16:44:14 UTC 2004
<Pine.GSO.4.33.0401261612060.25306-100000 at gene.science.uva.nl>, Frank
Geerlings <frank at rollebol.com> writes
>Actually, I think it might potentially be interesting if they turned the
>process around. By using the search engine and entering search terms, you
>are implicitly saying what kind of person you are, what your interests
I think that's the point...
>People with the same interests could then be added to your 'buddy
>list' or whatever they call it.
Not sure if this is what they're trying to do...
>I still don't really see what use it would be, though... :)
It seems to me to be just another way of targeting advertising more
effectively. If they know you (and maybe your friends) are all
interested in lingerie for sheep, then they can push your local sheep
lingerie shop along with your search results.
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