Google makes porn harder to find

 

Laura Davis
Thursday 13 December 2012 11:59
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Google cut its overall tax rate by almost half thanks to the move
Google cut its overall tax rate by almost half thanks to the move

Google has altered its search to make explicit sexual images and videos more difficult to find.

A Google spokeswoman said: "We've simplified SafeSearch settings on image search and the new default behaves similarly to what most users had as the default previously," in the statement.

"We want to show users exactly what they are looking for—but we aim not to show sexually explicit results unless a user is specifically searching for them," she added.

There have been many debates over how easily young people can stumble across porn on the internet when it's not what they were looking for, but others argue against the move and compare it to excessive censorship.

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