Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Googles Explains/Apologizes for "Offensive" Michelle Obama Image
In an unusual step, Google has explained why what it calls an "offensive" image of the First Lady keeps appearing high up in its search -- even taking out ads to do this. It had the photoshopped image -- with her morphing into a gorilla -- removed from its search previously but it has been reposted on sites and so now it is merely apologizing for it.
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