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Google ad portal equated ‘Black girls’ with porn

24/07/2020

This article contains graphically sexual language. Google’s Keywords Planner, which helps advertisers choose which search terms to associate with their ads, offered hundreds of keyword suggestions related to “Black girls,” “Latina girls,” and “Asian Girls” — the majority of them pornographic, The...
This article contains graphically sexual language. Google’s Keywords Planner, which helps advertisers choose which search terms to associate with their ads, offered hundreds of keyword suggestions related to “Black girls,” “Latina girls,” and “Asian Girls” — the majority of them pornographic, The Markup found in its research. Searches in the keyword planner for “boys” of those same ethnicities also primarily returned suggestions related to pornography. Searches for “White girls” and “White boys,” however, returned no suggested terms at all. Google appears to have blocked results from terms combining a race or ethnicity and either “boys” or “girls” from being returned… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google This article contains graphically sexual language. Google’s Keywords Planner, which helps advertisers choose which search terms to associate with their ads, offered hundreds of keyword suggestions related to “Black girls,” “Latina girls,” and “Asian Girls” — the majority of them pornographic, The Markup found in its research. Searches in the keyword planner for “boys” of those same ethnicities also primarily returned suggestions related to pornography. Searches for “White girls” and “White boys,” however, returned no suggested terms at all. Google appears to have blocked results from terms combining a race or ethnicity and either “boys” or “girls” from being returned… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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