Ikea?

Post Reply
OldNick
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:19 am

Ikea?

Post by OldNick » Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:43 pm

I am browsing for shelving, and in the google "Sponsored Links" pane to the right of screen there is a listing for www.ikea.com.

It is marked red for privacy, and orange in all other fields

Now some of us may have thoughts about Ikea, but a negative WOT rating? \

If I type in www.ikea.com in the address bar, there is no trouble.

All jokes aside, there is another listing for www.dexion.com, and that is also rated exactly the same.

Any ideas?

Thanks

Nick

Warxas
Posts: 1152
Joined: Sun Nov 16, 2008 11:07 pm

Chances are...

Post by Warxas » Sat Dec 26, 2009 11:00 pm

It's not really Ikea. ;)
If I search for Ikea, in google sponsored links, I get ikeausa.info which I am almost positive is NOT legitimate.
I don't know what you are searching for exactly, so I can't be certain.

c۞g
Posts: 21225
Joined: Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:02 am

Google search for "Shelving"

Post by c۞g » Sun Dec 27, 2009 12:45 am

[url=http://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=shelving t=_self]Google search for "Shelving"[/url] produced no results anywhere on the page for ikea.com

As you can see in your own post:
[url=http://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=shelving t=_self]ikea.com[/url]
[url=http://www.mywot.com/scorecard/dexion.com t=_self]dexion.com[/url]
are not the same, rating-wise.

What could be the same is that the right-side bar is sponsored links, aka; they can be linked from advertising websites. Not many ad sites are highly rated in WOT, so you would see their ratings for the links, not the destination site.


-------
WOT Services Ltd. - gives us safety through Web of Trust.
WOT Community - gives us security through unity.
Thank you all
- G7W

phantazm
Posts: 4906
Joined: Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:46 pm

"I am browsing for shelving..."

Post by phantazm » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:22 pm

Search engines no longer deliver exactly the same results independent of your location. And why should they; it does matter what part of the world you live in, this country or that. That's why we wont necessarily get the same results as you, even using the same search word: "shelving"...

An example, as I don't live in USA but Scandinavia,
it wouldn't make sense to offer "ikeausa.info".
But if I was american, it would...

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests