Ex-Girlfriend Gets Revenge Via Google Search

She floods ex's image on web, with mocking messages
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 5, 2011 12:20 PM CST
Updated Feb 5, 2011 1:20 PM CST
Ex-Girlfriend Gets Revenge Via Google Search
A screen shot of the search.   (Google)

(Newser) – Unless this is an elaborate hoax, a tech-savvy girl has gotten a very new-fashioned sort of revenge on her old flame—via Google. She manipulated the search function so it coughs up repeated images of him when his name is typed in, each with a mocking (and sometimes pretty nasty) message, reports Search Engine Roundtable. She apparently used this site to create a meme of him, notes Gawker.

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"Lesson? Before you upset your girlfriend or boyfriend, make sure they do not know how Google works," writes Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable. (He's got a technical explanation of how she pulled off the stunt here.) To read the plea for help to a Google forum by the victim's mother, click here. (Read more ex-girlfriends stories.)

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