Saturday October 13, 2018

Bing Is Suggesting the Worst Things You Can Imagine

While numerous commenters have reported conflicting results, How-To Geek is alleging that Bing is a filthy search engine that regularly "suggests racist terms and shows horrifying images," and will even "suggest you search for exploited children if you have SafeSearch disabled." Microsoft has taken the complaint seriously and fixed some of the offensive suggestions, although plenty supposedly remain.

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Since publication, Microsoft has been working on cleaning up the offensive Bing suggestions that we mentioned. Based on our research, there are still many other offensive suggestions that have not yet been fixed, including a few that we’ve mentioned below. We are unsure if they are simply fixing the offensive items we pointed out, or if they are improving the algorithm.

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