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Internet Googling

I don't know much about the Internet, so I'll be brief. I published some articles on web site. A few months later, I didn't want credit for the material I had submittied, so I asked the webmaster to removed my link, and he did. However, when I google the article, I can still find it, but if you go directly to the site, you can't find it because he removed it. What's happening here? Previously, this has happened to me before, but after a few months, I couldn't google the article anymore.

Also, another similar experience. I asked the webmaster of another sight to change my bio for an article I had submitted. He changed my name and info, but when I google the article, it's still under my name. However, when you press the link, the website has been changed. So how can the name already be different on the article, but when I google my name, it hasn't changed. Do these things take time?

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Just an uneducated guess

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While material might be removed from it's original site, it might remain in a mirror or some old cache somewhere. Other possibilities might exist. The webmaster of the originating site may have no control over this. Computer and web technology has it's pitfalls when it comes to electronic data.

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It's now impossible to take something back.

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Think of all the search words that could be linked to your article/name.

Google them.

Visit every site that comes up.

Contact the webmaster of each site.

Request removal.

There ya' go.

Could take a while.


you could

Set up a web site explaining what you want to correct

Spend a couple of days visiting your site to get the hits up.

Get a bunch of hits on your new website (this might put your explanation at the top of the search list)

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How about this?

In reply to: It's now impossible to take something back.

Thanks for the info, but let me give you guys an example. The info has been changed on the site, but when I google the new info it doesnt give me anything. However, when I google my name, the sites comes up, but when you click on the site, my name is gone and the new name is there?

So is the question is: if the new name is on the site, why doesn't it appear in a google search?

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