Google deletes its own blog
A student from Texas left internet giant Google with egg on its face by taking control of the company’s official blog when it went offline yesterday.
The unnamed student tried registering a new blog with the Google-owned Blogger service using the same googleblog name after the search firm’s usual page failed to load.
Yesterday the blog carried the message: ‘Google, fix your blog pleeassse!’
“Just to clear things up, I’m not associated with Google. I just wanted to take advantage of this before someone else with less worthy intentions did,” the site said.
“The username was giving a 404, so I tried registering a new blog with it. Surprisingly, it worked.”
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