And if Facebook refuses, how can the government tell Google not to crawl its own stuff just because a competitor refuses to share?
A bullet pierced his leg and he fell to the ground, forcing him to crawl to safety.
Social media is heavily censored, with Instagram blocked and access to various websites operating at a crawl.
c.1200, creulen, from a Scandinavian source, perhaps Old Norse krafla "to claw (one's way)," from the same root as crab (n.1). If there was an Old English *craflian, it has not been recorded. Related: Crawled; crawling.
1818, from crawl (v.); in the swimming sense from 1903, the stroke developed by Frederick Cavill, well-known English swimmer who emigrated to Australia and modified the standard stroke of the day after observing South Seas islanders. So called because the swimmer's motion in the water resembles crawling.