With the recent full launch of the Google +1 button, the internet has been buzzing (sorry, awful Google pun intended) with stories of cool and clever implementations, canonical stories to woo potential girlfriends and the odd funny. Surely though, the most ironic story is from Google themselves.
Whilst trawling the internet for a page explaining how to utilise the deployment code (at least a day before it was announced properly), we checked the usual sites for information, including the Google Webmaster Central blog and found some excellent tutorials and FAQ’s.
We also found a page entitled “Add +1 to make your site stand out” on the official blog. Here is what we saw:
For those eagle-eyed amongst you, you’ll already know what is missing, but we thought we would share the irony of the missing +1 button on the official blog ;)