TheHost.US: SAN Cloud 9- It starts with a name (sometimes) then...: The Great Google Caught Flat Footed!: " idea of "Google" being some sort of monopoly. This concept may come into play with certain standard online advertising concepts like CPC (cost per click) and Page Rank (a google term as in Google Page Rank). Thankfully there are some other website metrics out there like, Alexa tool bar ratings for example that also have some very important statistics that are not controlled by Google, rather Alexa is owned by Amazon.
Yet this is the story of how I found google promoting product that is not yet even in any sort of preliminary or even Beta Version!
Is it okay for a giant resource locator, like Google, to promote a product that does not yet even exist?
I am talking about: http://www.picapp.com/
Now when a small independent Web Developer, such as myself, attempt to create some level of hype, interest excitement, or even simply promoting a domain, that may well be for sale. it understandable when such a developer pepper his postings with some hype about an upcoming project."
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