Google classifies sex abuse as Entertainment

Ah, the perils of relying on automated classification!

Mind you, I think Google News is quite impressive and useful overall; I’m just pointing out the blip above as example of how automated technologies can cause situations that are either particularly incongruous or even uncomfortable.

4 comments

  1. Hum, James is right,
    As Google becoming a very family friendly search engine and website.
    Google news is one of the major part of Google Inc. So Google need to define different categories for both.

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