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Google Uses Ad to Explain Offensive First Lady Pic

SearchEngineLand today reports that few weeks back, Google removed an offensive image of Michelle Obama on the grounds that the site hosting the image violated Google’s guidelines by serving malware to visitors. However, as we all know, removing an image from one site is no guarantee that it will not show up again.

Fast forward a couple of weeks and the image is back, and listed as the first result for a Google image search on Michelle Obama. "Michelle Obama Monkey" also appears as a related search. Google recently bought up some ad space to explain offensive search results and apologizing to users who have had an upsetting experience using Google. The link in the ad redirects to a page explaining Google's stance on offensive search results.

Sometimes Google search results from the Internet can include disturbing content, even from innocuous queries. We assure you that the views expressed by such sites are not in any way endorsed by Google.

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