Microsoft trolls Google’s Alphabet announcement, abc.wtf directs users to BING.
Google recently announced that all its companies will be restructured into a separate new company called Alphabet. The news was received with some cheers as well as criticism. Stock market investors cheered the news because now they would get detailed bifurcation of Google’s earnings which cynics questioned the choice of the name for the new mega Google company.
Arch rivals, Redmond based, Microsoft also jumped the troll bandwagon to but have a little bit of fun at the expense of the search giant.
Anyway, in the midst of all the commotion, Microsoft didn’t miss a chance to troll their arch rivals, Google. If you visit ABC.WTF – a clear play on Alphabet’s new url ABC.XYZ – you will be immediately redirected to the Bing search page.
Hit enter and it will take you here;
If you visit ABC.WTF — a clear play on the ABC.XYZ site Google used to make its Alphabet announcement, you’re immediately redirected to Bing search page.
Even better, going to ABC.FAIL will also take you straight to Bing Search’s landing page.
Although Microsoft hasnt claimed responsibility for the troll attack with the abc.wtf domain name, but Whois entry, which locates IP servers, clearly shows the domain registered from an IP location belonging to the Redmond-based company.