Google Staff Discussed Search “Tweak” To Bias Trump Travel Ban Results

Friday, September 21, 2018
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
Fri, 09/21/2018

The notion that Google’s search algorithm is biased (explicitly or implicitly) against conservative voices and media outlets is nothing new. President Trump slammed Google for this tendency over the summer when he tweeted a screen shot of the results from a search using the terms “Trump news”…

..and it came back with only left-leaning news organizations in the top spots.

So it’s hardly surprising that, according to a late Thursday report by the Wall Street Journal, two tech reporters exposed an incident where Google employees considered actively biasing the company’s search algorithm to favor news sources that would offer the perspective that Trump’s then-newly issued travel ban was unconstitutional, illegal and dangerous, while also surfacing links to resource and information that would allow users to contribute to the ACLU or other organizations working against the ban, while also providing resources for people impacted by the ban.

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