More on Search Engine Bias

I guess at this point I shouldn’t be surprised that the major search engines use different algorithms/formulas to “guess” at what you’re searching for.  I had assumed it was based on popularity, what others were searching for.  I also assumed that if that were true then people would search for the same things on the major search engines.  It appears that there are may be censoring or hiding of obviously likely search phrases.

So on Monday September 12, I went to Google, Yahoo and Bing and typed in “hillary clinton basket of”.  The results were surprising or maybe not:

Google had nothing, guessed absolutely nothing to complete the phrase
Bing suggested “Hillary Clinton Bucket of Chicken”
Yahoo suggested “Hillary Clinton Basket of Deplorables”

See screen shots below:

Bing Basket Search Results
Bing Basket Search Results
Google Basket Search Results
Google Basket Search Results
Yahoo Basket Search Results
Yahoo Basket Search Results

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