How To Remove Google Porn Suggestions

Mar 27, 2009 • 12:55 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

Almost two months ago, we asked, Should Google Search Suggestions Show Adult Suggestions? In short, Google, on occasion, showed search suggestion for porn/adult related phrases, as you typed your query. The example I gave then, was when you typed "you," Google would offer a suggestion to youpron which is an adult site. Here is the before picture:

Google YouPron

A new Google Web Search Help thread shows that Google listens and does remove porn/adult keyword suggestions from that list. The case in that thread was for when you search for [hvernig] Google offered a suggestion [hvernig á að totta] which in Icelandic means "how to give a blowjob."

Googler, Skylar, said last night that it has been removed. He said:

The inappropriate suggestion will no longer appear when someone types "hvernig" in the search box. Thanks again for sharing your feedback about this query suggestion so that we can improve Google Suggest.

So I decided to check the [you] query and it was gone also:

Google Porn Suggestions

So how do you remove porn suggestions from Google? Post your complaint in the web search forums.

Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help.

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Comments:

No Name

03/27/2009 09:38 pm

The amazing thing is that if you type in porn now, the entire suggestion window is removed!

Ryan

03/30/2009 02:57 pm

Try entering "how to h" and check out the first result.

Jack

04/30/2009 06:15 pm

google is waging a losing war...try F * * K(with spaces in b/w)

Matthew Barich

05/22/2010 01:32 am

I don't think that Google should be censored. Period. And no, that's NOT because I want to look at porn. Google used to be non-censored.

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