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The littler big guys seek search revenge

Yesterday Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace came together to take a stand against the new Google search we’ve been telling you about - you know, the one that prominently features Google+ material before anything else. The three tech giants (Yay, MySpace is a tech giant again) released a bookmarklet that, when installed on your browser,  takes the G+ out of your searches. By chance, John Battelle happened to be touring Facebook last week and was given a sneak peak by one of the bookmarklet’s creators, Blake Ross, who dubbed the browser add-on “don’t be evil” after Google’s own motto. The official name has been changed to “Focus on the User,” and if you’re interested in learning more or downloading it, head over to focusontheuser.org .

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