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Google is trying to improve the quality of its search results by directing review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive. With the change, content with racial slurs could now get flagged under a new category called "upsetting-offensive." So could content that promotes hate or…
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News video: Google Adds Tool to Flag ‘Offensive’ Results

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AFP NEW YORK (AP) — Google is now directing its review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive in search results. The review teams – comprised of contractors known as “quality raters” – already comb through websites and other content to flag questionable items...

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