The existence of Cyberpunk 2077 the videogame has made google searches for, about, or relating to Cyberpunk the Genre of Fiction a fucking nightmare.
@swiff lately it feels like Google always thinks it knows better than you what you want to see, and refuses to show you what you're actually looking for if your query is too close to a different, more common query
@sunsetmoth @swiff the "science" of modern SEO is frighteningly effective and if i were google i would simply prevent it from being possible
@hoppet @swiff SEO?
@sunsetmoth @hoppet @swiff “search engine optimization”
@sunsetmoth @swiff if you search for the right thing the first page of results will be entirely widgets and ads
@sunsetmoth @swiff the hazard of having the primary discovery interface to a body of information be a brand search and promotion tool maintained as a loss leader by an advertising company
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