Google conspiring politically

Jun 24, 2019 22 Comments

What do you think of the newly leaked videos for Google execs trying to "prevent a 2020 Trump situation" through "algorithmic fairness"?

I'm totally against Trump and his administration but I feel Google has crossed the line here


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TOP 22 Comments
  • Amazon whoevee345
    Irrespective of who you are / what you do, I feel it's ironic for this concern to be raised by Facebook (employee).

    (Legit concern though)
    Jun 24, 2019 1
    • Facebook satosh
      I'm not a fan of the role Facebook played in the Trump situation of 2016. In their defense, they were negligent but non malicious in receiving foreign ad money.

      On the other hand, I'm sure they'd do it again to satisfy ads growth metrics.

      Either way, I am not proud of the company I work for.
      Jun 24, 2019
  • Taylor Farms pipp
    I don’t get it. Why are people upset?
    Google seems to be trying to prevent Cambridge analytica and facebook happening again.
    Whomever disagrees, please explain.
    Jun 24, 2019 9
    • IBM zRJg86
      EllisDee25 I'm saying that Google has become increasingly untrustworthy and has proven it would undermine morality for the highest bid. For a company with monopolies in multiple markets why shouldn't its power be checked?
      If Trump pays Google 500 million dollars like he did with Zuck to swing the election again would you be ok with that?
      Jun 24, 2019
    • Uber domin8
      Bunch of false statements from IBM
      Jun 24, 2019
  • / Other
    ɐᴉpǝdxƎ Other

    That's why it's better to use duckduckgo
    Jun 24, 2019 3
    • Databricks / Data

      Databricks Data

      500 Startups
      Wait what? Why is it Bing?
      Jun 24, 2019
    • Uber domin8
      Duckduckgogo is a proxy for Bing. You did not know? Do you really think a small company can actually build a search engine?
      Jun 24, 2019
  • Microsoft TrumpWins
    I mean even if you hate Trump, you should realize the threat of one company controlling 2 of the biggest search engines (Google search and YouTube search) and using them for political gain. Because I assure you one day they’ll be gunning for your preferred candidate or promoting an agenda that you dislike.
    Jun 24, 2019 1
    • Uber domin8
      Except exposing Trump lies is not political gain. It's truth. Sorry if the reality does not fit your bias.
      Jun 24, 2019
  • E*Trade / Finance cbEV72
    If google wasn’t a monopoly this would be unfortunate but inconsequential. However, since it’s a monopoly this needs to be dealt with.
    Jun 24, 2019 0
  • Uber domin8
    Fake videos from known discredited sources don't count.
    Jun 24, 2019 1
    • Amazon duey3hf
      Not discredited. There was an attempt to discredit them that was overruled in court.
      Jun 24, 2019
  • Facebook nso701
    Is this another deepfake situation?
    Jun 24, 2019 0


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