Review your reviews on Google

Review your reviews on Google

Summary: Doing my daily scour through Google's robots.txt file, I noticed a brand new entry that led me to a new not-quite-ready-to-be-launched service -- or at least a new way of representing information they know about you.

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Doing my daily scour through Google's robots.txt file, I noticed a brand new entry that led me to a new not-quite-ready-to-be-launched service -- or at least a new way of representing information they know about you.

Disallow: /reviews/search?

This file hosted on Google's web server told me that visiting "http://www.google.com/reviews/search?" would lead me to something -- and it did.  This website shows you all the "reviews" you have made through Google properties.  For example, it shows me one I made with the new Google Base "rating" feature a few days ago (even though it says it is from the 70's).


In addition to things like Google Base reviews, it also shows all your bookmarks from the Google Toolbar -- review or not.  I don't know how practical it would be for everyone else, but I would like if they also offered the ability to delete reviews from here.  Instead, if I want to scratch something from the record, I have to figure out where my review actually lives before I can get rid of it. 

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  • "Reviews" a Movie Review Service

    http://google.com/reviews is a random movie review service.
    quote:"The selection and placement of reviews on this page were determined automatically by a computer program. No movie critics were harmed or even used in the making of this page."
    haochi