According to Google, approximately (.) 25 per cent of its results "have been returning offensive or clearly misleading content".
Google is attempting to fight "fake news" with changes to its search engine that will enable users to notify the tech giant of offensive or misleading content. The tech giant revealed Tuesday that new "Search ranking" and "Direct feedback tools" are now available for users, as tools created to improve the Google search experience.
Google has commenced tweaking its search algorithm to curb unscrupulous circulation of fakenews and hate speeches online. Just as editors at traditional media outlets have to curate content and separate fact from fiction, Google has to do the same on a massive scale for all the stuff published to the web. When you start typing something into Google Search, or Google Chrome or on another browser with Google as your default search engine, you see a drop-down that offers suggestions about what Google thinks you might be searching for.
Fighting fakenews is an uphill battle and a number of companies such as Facebook, Google and more are taking steps to promote higher quality content. Google has made structural changes in Search that include improvements in Search ranking, easier ways for people to provide direct feedback, and greater transparency around how Search works.
"We were highlighting low-quality content in search results", he said in a Bloomberg Technology interview Tuesday.
Fighting fakenews can be tricky because in some cases what is viewed as being blatantly misleading by one person might be interpreted as being mostly true by another. The company said that earlier this month, it made some changes to its Search Quality Rater Guidelines who are used by human "evaluators" that check the quality of Google's search results and provide feedback back to the company.
Deliberately misleading information, as well as outright fabrications, plagued the 2016 US presidential primary season and election.
The existing feedback option for Featured Snippets has been updated to let users report examples of bogus, hateful, and vulgar information in the boxes. Google has also tweaked its algorithms to make'low quality' posts show up lower in the search results, thereby restricting their reach. The company didn't specify how many queries that really is - but the search-engine-focused news site Search Engine Land reported that Google estimated in 2015 that it handles 3 billion searches per day. "These feedbacks would be helpful to us in improving our algorithms", Gomes added.
The injured soldiers were later airlifted in a military helicopter and taken to the army-run hospital in Miranshah military camp. Earlier, on 31st March 2017, a deadliest explosion outside an Imam Bargah killed at least 24 and injured over 80.
Mbete insisted earlier on Wednesday that the rules of the National Assembly did not give her the authority to withdraw the motion. The applicant (UDM) further asserts that the absence of a secret ballot undermines the goal of the no confidence motion.
Now that Heard and Musk are officially the couple of the summer, perhaps a cute couple nickname will be bestowed upon them. Heard, 31 and Musk 45, were first linked together in July amid The Danish Girl star's divorce from Johnny Depp.
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Brandon Phillips and Adonis Garcia gave the Braves the lead with back-to-back home runs, giving Atlanta a 4-2 advantage. Chapman got his third save on the season. "The thing was dancing around pretty good", Braves manager Brian Snitker said.
The as-yet-untitled Jurassic World sequel - the fifth instalment in the franchise - is due to be released in June 2018. Goldblum will be joining Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in the now filming yet-to-be-officially-titled sequel.
The report noted that New Orleans likes this year's deep and loaded draft class too much to give up one of their picks. Butler can skip the offseason program, including next month's OTAs, but those are voluntary anyway.
The inaugural NBA Awards on TNT will take place on Monday, June 26, at Basketball City at New York City's Pier 36 at 9 p.m. Rapper Drake has been announced as the host of the first-ever NBA Awards on TNT .
Gary Herbert also says he's invited Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and President Trump to visit the Bears Ears monument . According to the paper the review will "discern whether [the monuments] are within the law's intent".
The weight of the NASCAR world was thrown onto the young driver in 2001 when his father was tragically killed in the Daytona 500. Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr . will retire from NASCAR at the end of the 2017 season.
The statewide unemployment rate for OH was 5.3 percent, meaning all area counties were below the statewide average in March. The unemployment rate declined in 85 of Ohio's 88 counties and increased in the remaining three.
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United says it won't use police with bumped passengers
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Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush win auction for Miami Marlins
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Dodgers bring up top prospect Cody Bellinger
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Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers' record book
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Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates
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Chernova loses Beijing bronze for doping
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Gay men flee persecution and honor killings in Chechnya
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Canada moves to legalise recreational pot
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Baby bump: Birthing giraffe becomes a cash cow for tiny zoo
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