Angry 'Game of Thrones' fans 'Google bombed' the show's creators so that their photo now shows up when you search for 'bad writers'
- Some "Game of Thrones" fans are disappointed in the final season of the hit TV series.
- As a way of expressing their disappointment, one "Game of Thrones" Reddit community is "Google Bombing" the show's co-creators.
- If you search "bad writers" on Google, the top results are "Game of Thrones" co-creators and showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff.
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The wildlings are at it again!
A "Game of Thrones" Reddit channel named "/r/Freefolk" is using Google to catapult the show's co-creators into the top results if you search for "bad writers."It's an effect known as "Google bombing," whereby a Reddit post is give the thumbs up by enough members that it shows up near the top of Google search results.
In a thread titled, "Bad Writers. Upvote this post so its the first result when you google 'Bad writers,'" an image of "Game of Thrones" co-creators and showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff is the main post.
The idea is simple: By titling the Reddit thread as such, and associating a picture of the two showrunners with it, Google will "index" the page and show it for anyone searching the associated phrase.
Here is the photo in question, from 2017:
"We believe people are mature enough to decide for themselves what content to view," the group's description reads. "**NOT A SPOILER-SAFE ZONE, NEVER WILL BE.**" As such, exercise caution if you're clicking through.
But if you're all caught up, check out this detailed breakdown of the show's latest episode:
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