Angry Redditors are trying to Google bomb Game of Thrones writers

Redditors from the /r/Freefolk subreddit, angry at how Game of Thrones’ final season has played out, briefly succeeded is getting a picture of its showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff to rank for the search term “bad writers.” Both Metro and Business Insider were able to verify the success of the campaign, although searching for the same term now returns images from these news articles rather than from the Reddit post itself.

Google bombing describes the process of tricking Google’s algorithms into associating a search term with a typically unrelated topic. Sometimes it’s search results, and other times it’s images. There are numerous examples of these campaigns over the years, but my favorite has to be the Wikipedia entry Google...

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