Only a few months after accusing Microsoft’s Bing of copying their search results, Google was found to be indexing millions of image thumbnails from Microsoft’s Bing search engine.
This interesting piece of news was found on The Next Web in their article, “Oops, Google indexing millions of Bing image search thumbnails.” What is a little different in this particular situation is that within a few days of the story publishing across the Web, Google fixed the problem, stating it may well be nothing more than an error. Aside from a little humble pie being eaten, it doesn’t appear that there was anything sinister or intentional going on.
Melody K. Smith
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