The emerging features of Google have never failed to amaze the users, but in a recent announcement, Google finally decided to change its autocomplete feature for the sake of political safety. According to the embedded algorithm, the auto-generated sentences in the search bar of the Google search engine appear based on the recent activities of the user. Since Google is considered to be the biggest hub of worldwide known popularly for its automation features, it is no news that the content users encounter on their feeds daily is the manifestation of the previously stored records.
Recently, Google announced a shift in its auto-generated prediction policy about the upcoming elections in the US. To stay out of political trouble and prejudice in this critical moment, this decision came forward by the giant company itself.
In the past, Google has suffered some hard times because of directing users to pages that contained questionable content. The huge company was also accused of concealing derogatory remarks against Hillary Clinton. Therefore, to steer clear of any trouble this time, the new proposition of keeping “vote” and “politics” has been firmly held in place.
Google aims to abstain from any word or phrase that affiliates to politics or any subject related to voting as it has a lot of chances of bringing attention to the company, which is what Google does not appreciate at this moment.
In conclusion, next time you type in your query into the Google search bar, you will only be presented with relevant content and pages.