Congresswoman asked Sundar Pichai why Trump show up when I Google Idiot?

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King and Smith both asked Pichai about suspicions that Google manipulates its search algorithms to disadvantage conservative content.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai was forced to explain to the US Congress as to why the term "idiot" on Google Images showed pictures of US President Donald Trump.

Pichai, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on "Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices", said some of the Googlers are former servicemen and women who have risked much in defence of the country.

In his explanation, Google CEO has cleared the point from his part and from Google's part.

The House committee had also questioned YouTube, Twitter and Facebook executives at separate hearings on bias in big tech.

But drawing up regulations governing that area of search results would be more likely to raise First Amendment issues, making them even more hard to impose.

Lawmakers from both parties seem determined to re-examine whether Google rigs its search results to promote its own services and its own political agenda, too. Lofgren asked - we're presuming with a slight hint of sarcasm. If that changes, Mr. Pichai promised let lawmakers know about it. "Some of us are many of these things", Pichai said.

But Democrat Jerry Nadler called the bias issue a "fantasy" drummed up by conservatives and said "no evidence supports this right-wing conspiracy theory".

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., kicked off the hearing by noting a "widening gap of distrust" between tech companies and the American people.

She then asked, Pichai, "How would that happen?" "Can Google track me when I move?"

Jordan used his time to seek answers about leaked emails that revealed in September that Google had engaged in efforts to increase Latino voter turnout in 2016, which Multicultural Marketing department chief Eliana Murillo admitted were essentially a "silent donation" in hopes the voters would back Democrat Hillary Clinton.

"Not by default", Mr. Pichai answered. "We don't manually intervene on any particular search result".

Responding to a question about Google's search dominance, Pichai pointed to Amazon's dominance in online shopping.

Pichai said he was "not aware" of the "resist" group and that candid, private expressions by individual employees don't reflect the company's view, but claimed he would be "happy to follow up" now that he's been informed of it.

The phenomenon is known as "Google bombing", and has affected many other famous names in the past.

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