Paul Haahr From Google Explains Offensive Vs Inaccurate

Yesterday we covered the new quality raters guidelines and how it targets and flags offensive, inaccurate and hate content in the search results. Tons of people took it to mean that Google is censoring the internet. That is not really the case, instead, if you read the new raters guidelines.

Google is looking to make sure that if the intent of the searcher is to find information, that the information Google returns is not offensive, inaccurate or hateful. But if the searcher is looking for offensive, inaccurate or hateful content, that Google does provide it.

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