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Google Official Blog deleted by accident… by Google!

March 29, 2006 by  

The Official Google blog was temporarily unavailable yesterday because Google had accidentally deleted their own blog!

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Google has admitted this mistake.

Update: We’ve determined the cause of tonight’s outage. The blog was mistakenly deleted by us (d’oh!) which allowed the blog address to be temporarily claimed by another user. This was not a hack, and nobody guessed our password. Our bad.

Then a blogger tried registering a new blog with it and it worked and posted the following message

Google, fix your blog pleeasssee! <3

(P.S. Just to clear things up, I'm not associated with Google at all. I just wanted to take advantage of this before someone else with less worthy intentions did. The username was giving a 404, so I tried registering a new blog with it. Surprisingly, it worked. Oh, and no posting URLs in the comments or else they'll be deleted.)

Full story over at SearchEngineWatch blog.

[via ProBlogger.net]

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