Google Has A Humans.txt File

May 11, 2011 • 7:52 am | comments (5) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Other Google Topics

Go to and you will find a text file that aims at recruiting new talent at Google. The file reads:

Google is built by a large team of engineers, designers, researchers, robots, and others in many different sites across the globe. It is updated continuously, and built with more tools and technologies than we can shake a stick at. If you'd like to help us out, see

Here is a picture:

Google Human Text File
Image credit: Google OS

As I said at Search Engine Land it reminds me of when the DailyMail used their robots.txt to recruit SEO engineers.

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Matt Soreco

05/11/2011 02:07 pm

Thanks for sharing this groundbreaking development. Please let me know when anyone at Google sneezes.

Juanjo Bernabeu

05/12/2011 07:37 am

Original idea : :)

Neuro SEO India

05/12/2011 07:59 am

What's the use?

Jake wand

05/12/2011 08:05 pm

It has some use or not....Any idea about that?


05/13/2011 01:25 am

Is this really for real? By the way guys. What do someone have to be part of google? I wanna be one someday. This thing posted here is awesome way of recruiting people. This gives fair chances to all interested.. zuhpiter  | - seo jobs

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