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mj [PersonRank 1]

Tuesday, June 28, 2005
15 years ago

Hmm. Looks like search history could soon be a significant part of the ranking algorithm. I wonder will we see an explosion of Search History spam of the type that this blog uncovered recently?
I wonder is there any way Google can fix the problem?

Andrew [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Once I signed up, my google search urls began carrying a new querystring parameter: biw. Looks like it's tracking browser window width, like &biw=1280. Now that they own Urchin, not to mention Planet Earth, they'll likely become the de facto source for global browser & resolution stats.

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