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Old 7th December 2005, 09:46 PM   #1
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Default Google no longer using DMOZ descriptions??

For ages I've been peeved that the DMOZ description of my site was being used by Google in the SERPs for my index page. I have written to Google and to DMOZ and of course I got nowhere. Well today I notice that Google is no longer using the DMOZ description. It is now using the actual description I have on my index page. Goody for me !!

I wonder if Google is severing the ties it had with DMOZ ??

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Old 10th December 2005, 06:05 AM   #2
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I wonder if Google is severing the ties it had with DMOZ ??

To my opinion the ODP has no real affiliation with Google Search Engine. Google just downloads data and that is all. They dont have any influence over how they use the data. Whether they severe ties with DMOZ its not a problem, I think. DMOZ will still continue to function and list site according to their rules.

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But for Google to stop using DMOZ for site descriptions would most certainly be welcome.

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Agreed. It was G's problem not the ODP. Just a data supplier. In my Opinion.

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