Links that don’t link

..the availability of easy-to-use and simply elegant web-based IM services such as Meebo. Why is that?

Try the link in the text above taken from GigaOm. It doesn’t go to Meebo like you think it would it goes to more posts about Meebo.

I hate this, it drives me nuts.

Yes have links to your other posts on the subjects and certain blogs do, at the bottom of the page.

But when it’s in the text and you think, hmm Meebo what are they and you click the link and expect to go to the Meebo website but you don’t

That’s wrong, so wrong and must stop.

I think it cheats people into going to other pages within your site and as a result increases your page (adsense) counts..a cynical view maybe, but I can’t think of any other reason why this misleading practice is perpetuated!

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