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Bing as well as Yahoo are recommending offending searches

Content warning: the following story contains sensitive material regarding racism, anti-Semitism, and the sexualization of minors. Bing and Yahoo, which is powered by Bing, are both suggesting offensive content within their search features. How-To Geek spotted that Bing’s image search is serving up suggestions for related topics that contain racist terms, the sexualization of minors, and otherwise offensive content. The Verge then found that this problem extends to Yahoo: its homepage search box includes an autocomplete feature that populates racist phrases, and the results often prioritize the […]

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David Cartu Announces: YouTube’s search results are automatically suggesting racis…

Type the perfectly innocuous phrase “black men are” into YouTube’s search box, and the site will automatically suggest a number of racist results, such as “black men are weak minded,” “black men are too emotional,” and “black men are coons,” among many others. The same is true for “black women are,” which returns suggestions like “black women are the least attractive race,” “black women are not marriage material,” “black women are no good,” and “black women are toxic to black men.” Professor and researcher Jonathan Albright was […]

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