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It was alleged that Google performed technical manipulations when negative terms about Hillary Clinton were typed on its search bar.
Google, it seems, stopped providing suggestions when one types a negative search term related to the former First Lady. However, Bing and Yahoo regularly show a set of negative suggestions in response to the same keywords.
According to Sputnik News, Bing and Yahoo apparently showed what people were really searching for, while Google has been showing something else. The publication reported that Google is not suggesting negative terms for Hillary Clinton, even when those keywords are high on Trends. There are times Google suggested extremely positive terms for the former Secretary of State.
Robert Epstein, a research psychologist, described how he conducted a fresh study and reviewed evidence that Google’s search suggestions are biased in favor of Democratic presidential nominees. He explained that favored search suggestions might have the capability to shift as many as 3 million votes in the upcoming presidential elections.
In a viral video narrated by Matt Lieberman and published by Sourcefed, it was explained in detail how Google’s “auto-complete” suggestions are manipulated to provide only positive-sounding terms. However, negative-sounding suggestions for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are absolutely present in the results.
“The intention is clear,” said Lieberman. “Google is burying potential searches for terms that could have hurt Hillary Clinton in the primary elections over the past several months by manipulating recommendations on their site.”
It was earlier reported by Morning News USA that Google had manipulated its algorithm in case of negative search terms related to Clinton’s health and the alleged murder list, which includes Seth Rich and Shawn Lucas.