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Yv. [PersonRank 7]

Sunday, February 24, 2008
13 years ago2,178 views

Try this search:
google.com/search?hl=nl&q= ...

The #1 result is a site that has a thumbnail although there is no movie or anything video releated available. How great would it be, if you don't have a video site, but you can push a video thumb to your SE listing. Does anybody have an idea how this happened?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

There is the same story here, on Google.NL too:
seroundtable.com/archives/0163 ...
Bug? Spam?

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Google found a video embedded in that site and decided it makes sense to consider it a video site. There's probably a bug in the video site detection algorithm.

Yv. [PersonRank 7]

13 years ago #

But making use of that 'bug' would be very interesting :)

But since millions of pages have a youtube vid embedded (or any other source) how come they dont have a thumb, since this site isn't hosting anything (or featuring something related to the thumb).

Rohit Srivastwa [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Indeed interesting mistake ;)

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