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Does everybody get this result on Google?

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Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Tue 13-Feb-18 11:40:43

Try entering this: women killed in 2017. See what the first page of results looks like. I'll post a screenshot of what I got in a bit.

RebeccaCloud9 Tue 13-Feb-18 11:44:10

shock

Rebeccaslicker Tue 13-Feb-18 11:45:36

Someone's been busy.

Very very busy.

meredintofpandiculation Tue 13-Feb-18 11:45:46

Lots of transgender stuff. But google personalises, so that could be because I spend lots of time on mumsnet which has lots of transgender threads. Much more balanced selection using duckduckgo

Babyiwantabump Tue 13-Feb-18 11:45:58

😯 if you get the same OP that’s outrageous!

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Tue 13-Feb-18 11:46:50

I got this.

bluecashmere Tue 13-Feb-18 11:47:03

Do not Google this and then click on the top result. That's the kind of thing that makes this the top result.

falsepriest Tue 13-Feb-18 11:48:17

0 Days Since... etc.

Calvinlookingforhobbs Tue 13-Feb-18 11:48:28

This is horrendous. There is an agenda to push trans acceptance on us all.

AyeAyeFishyPie Tue 13-Feb-18 11:48:54

Wtf?!

Nottheduchessofcambridge Tue 13-Feb-18 11:49:05

Shocking! I googled and the first 6 were trans!

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Tue 13-Feb-18 11:50:00

I just saw a thread on Twitter about this. A man (I assume) who posts gender critical stuff there got a very similar result. I saw something similar either here or on Twitter a few months ago. I don't think it's a coincidence that so many trans-identifying people work in tech.

I know Google's algorithm takes into account the other things you search for. But on my search history if I looked for women killed in 2017 the sites I've looked at in the past are far more likely to be about violence against women and girls.

TheWizardofWas Tue 13-Feb-18 11:50:33

that is kind of weird.... shock

bluecashmere Tue 13-Feb-18 11:51:06

If you googled 'women murdered in 2017' etc you would not get this result.

This one comes up time and time again.

Bringmewineandcake Tue 13-Feb-18 11:51:46

Shit shock

TheWizardofWas Tue 13-Feb-18 11:51:51

I got exactly the same as Gasp and I don't spend any time looking up trans stuff.

TheWizardofWas Tue 13-Feb-18 11:52:30

i got it pretty similar with women murdered.

Rawhh Tue 13-Feb-18 11:52:39

Oh FFS! Google personalise it results based on your internet history.

There is no untoward agenda to bring Transacceptance on us all - merely a push to accept people for who they have a biological urge to be.

Attitudes such as Calvins have echoes of the types of things that were said before homosexuality was acceptable.

Pickleypickles Tue 13-Feb-18 11:53:10

My top two are trans and then two about women and then two more about trans people. To my knowledge ive never googled anything about trans people in the past. Definately not in the last 2 or 3 months and i google everything so its not due to past search results or cookies.

Iwasjustabouttosaythat Tue 13-Feb-18 11:54:03

I got it too. That is absolutely appalling. Ever feel like you’ve been deleted?

Rebeccaslicker Tue 13-Feb-18 11:54:44

Well - I got the same results, but I've never really googled anything trans related, and esp not in the last fortnight since I upgraded my phone. My internet history on this new phone is almost exclusively MN, "white gloss kitchens", "grey roll top baths" and clothes for children!

Iwasjustabouttosaythat Tue 13-Feb-18 11:55:53

I have never googled trans issues, as it goes. I have however very recently googled several abducted girls and women.

bluecashmere Tue 13-Feb-18 11:57:29

Rawhh you're wrong. It's not just about your internet history. The algorithms are far more complex than that and it's easy to boost certain pages with SEO techniques - which I'm sure is part of what's going on here.

Talith Tue 13-Feb-18 12:04:49

I got the same results as you OP and I've not been involved in the transgender debates here or anywhere else, they're not normally threads I'd contribute to.

PiecesOfHate Tue 13-Feb-18 12:04:56

I got a pageful of trans stuff. This has NOTHING to do with my internet history as I've never googled or investigated trans issues ever, and avoid the trans threads on here.

Yes, I find it sinister. If I google "women" or "women" then why wouldn't actual, real women who must make up at least 99% of people calling themselves such not feature at all in the first page of results? Very strange algorithm on there. hmm

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