Why Trump Comes Up In Google Searches For The Keyword ‘Idiot’

Why Trump Comes Up In Google Searches For The Keyword 'Idiot'

Google CEO Sundar Pichai explains to Congress why the Presidents surname shows on Google for ‘idiot’.

Google’s chief executive Sundar Pichai on why Trump comes up in search results for ‘idiot’

Google CEO Sundar Pichai

“Google has a search algorithm that collates data from billions of web pages.”

“Any time you type in a key word, we, as Google, have gone out and crawled and stored copies of… billions of [web] pages in our index and we take the key word and match it against the pages and rank them based on our 200 signals, things like relevance, freshness, popularity, how other people are using it…

“Based on that, at any given time, we try to rank and find the best results for that query and then we evaluate them with external radars… to objective guidelines.”

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