Google blog search… of what?

Om “Scoop” Malik reports that Google just launched its blog search. I put in my first query and what do I get back… Blogspot spam blogs peppered throughout. I’m getting these very rarely on Icerocket, PubSub, or Technorati. Maybe Google will now notice the problem it is fertilizing in its own backyard. Beta? You bet!

: Angel Blog tries it out on various brands and gets interesting results. Hint: Search on “dell.”

: MEANWHILE: AOL announces podcast search, says Heather Greeen.