Google is threatening your online success. It's far-reaching. It's illegal. And it may change the Internet forever unless you take immediate action right now!
Google is trying to force you and millions of marketers to market Google Plus for them. How?
Google has launched "Search Plus Your World" ("SPYW"). It puts Google Plus results much higher than they deserve in their Search Engine results pages. And it's the default mode!
Google is violating their very own guidelines that the rest of us need to live by in order to push Google Plus down our throats so that we push it down the throats of searchers.
We've summarized what this means to you, and millions of other small business owners all across the Web here at our Facebook page...
Google has a monopoly on Search. That is inarguable. And it's ok to own a monopoly.
It is not ok, though, to leverage that Monopoly to disadvantage competitors in other business sectors.
And that is exactly what Google is doing in its war on Facebook and Twitter (and others) for social (and other) dominance. It is damaging search for its own financial gain in many other ways, but this is the most obvious and largest issue...
Google wants to "own social." If it owns search and social, it owns the Internet. To do that, it is...
Google is indeed selling its search soul. It is damaging its search results, hurting both publishers and searchers, in order to own the Web. And if Google owns both search and social, it owns the Internet, for all intents and purposes.
This issue has indeed struck a chord all over the Web. Small publishers and business owners are seeing their futures wither away at the hand of Google's nefarious practices. It's the definition of anti-"trust."
We got the ball rolling with our initial Facebook post. Folks screaming for justice and equality on the Internet made their voices heard...
They want a course correction by Google. So do we. And so should you! Join our campaign to Un-Google The World by following these actions steps...
First step, check out our summary here...
Educate yourself, then tell everyone!...
Use this sample letter to alert your elected representatives, local media outlets and other concerned parties. Feel free to edit the letter in order to provide your own voice, but do send the letter! It's important for your community to be informed, and to know exactly how to act!
See the list of resources below in order to find the link relevant to your country of residence. Prompt your elected officials to act now by sending them your customized letter of concern. See below for a template...
Write Your Representative
Congress.org (contact media)
Antitrust commission of the European Union...
Prime Minister's office
Melanie Aitken, Competition Commissioner
Prime Minister's Office
Focus On The User
How much better would social search be if Google surfaced results from all across the web? The results speak for themselves. This tool uses Google's own relevance measure the ranking of their organic search results to determine what social content should appear in the areas where Google+ results are currently hardcoded.
Tell Congress App for Facebook
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