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Gaming Google News

Rich Wiggins: How to Spam Google News. Pretend you’d like to appear in the news. Imagine that there might be a way for you to write a story — a story about anything, any topic under the sun — and have your tale appear in a news archive. It turns out that you can. It’s trivial. Just type your story into one of the Internet-based “PR agencies” that Google News includes in its index, and poof, your story is part of the news.

Let’s see how long Google leaves open this absurd hole in the system. Maybe they should have left the “Beta” tag on the site…

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