Google Also Allowed Advertisers To Buy Racist Keywords Like "Why Do Black People Ruin Neighborhoods"

Tyler Durden's picture

Ever since failing miserably in their efforts to appoint Hillary Clinton to her rightful throne in the Oval Office, Silicon Valley's biggest tech titans have come under relentless attack from disappointed liberal politicians in DC and their primary propaganda distribution platforms, the mainstream media.

Just last night, on the Rachel Maddow show, Hillary once again blamed Facebook for her 2016 loss and vowed that "we're going to make Facebook own up to everything" (you can watch the full interview here). 

"We are not going to let the Russians come in and divide us. We’re going to make Facebook own up to everything."

The irony, of course, is that perhaps no one contributed more money to getting Hillary elected than the same Facebook execs that are now coming under pressure for 'colluding with Russia" after admitting that a staggering $50,000 worth of ads may have been bought by potentially Russian-linked accounts on their platform.  In fact, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz even contributed $20 million of his own money to the Democratic efforts in 2016, which we believe is slightly more than $50,000 but we're not great at math.

But, it's not just Facebook that has drawn the recent ire of the Left.  After reporting this morning that Facebook had been publicly shamed because its algos allowed advertisers to buy ads tied to racist keyword searches, a similar 'hit' has just been launched on Google.

According to a report from BuzzFeed News, the world's largest advertising platform, like Facebook, allowed advertisers to target their ads specifically to people searching for racist and bigoted terms on Google.  Worse still, as seen in the pic below, if users type in a racist keyword search like "white people ruin" then Google automatically serves up other even more offensive keywords including "blacks destroy everything" and "black people ruin neighborhoods."

Google, the world's biggest advertising platform, allows advertisers to specifically target ads to people typing racist and bigoted terms into its search bar, BuzzFeed News has discovered. Not only that, Google will suggest additional racist and bigoted terms once you type some into its ad buying tool.

 

Type "White people ruin," as a potential advertising keyword into Google's ad platform, and Google will suggest you run ads next to searches including "black people ruin neighborhoods." Type "Why do Jews ruin everything," and Google will suggest you run ads next to searches including "the evil jew" and "jewish control of banks."

 

BuzzFeed News ran an ad campaign targeted to all these keywords and others this week. The ads went live and were visible when we searched for the keywords we'd selected. Google's ad buying platform tracked the ad views.

 

And here is a look at the process in real time...

 

Not surprisingly, BuzzFeed notes that Google has since removed access to all of the offensive keywords (with the exception of "blacks destroy everything" for some reason) and issued an apology for their "offensive suggestions."

Following our inquiry, Google disabled every keyword in this ad campaign save one — an exact match for "blacks destroy everything," is still eligible. Google told BuzzFeed News that just because a phrase is eligible does not guarantee an ad campaign will run against it. A total of 17 ad impressions were served before the keywords were disabled.

 

"This violates our policies against derogatory speech and we have removed it," a Google spokesperson told BuzzFeed News after being sent a screenshot of live ad campaign targeted to the search terms "Zionists control the world."

 

Friday morning, following publication of this story, Google provided a second statement to BuzzFeed News from SVP of advertising, Sridhar Ramaswamy. "Our goal is to prevent our keyword suggestions tool from making offensive suggestions, and to stop any offensive ads appearing. We have language that informs advertisers when their ads are offensive and therefore rejected. In this instance, ads didn’t run against the vast majority of these keywords, but we didn't catch all these offensive suggestions. That's not good enough and we’re not making excuses. We've already turned off these suggestions, and any ads that made it through, and will work harder to stop this from happening again."

Next time, perhaps Eric Schmidt will work harder to make sure the right candidate is elected.

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SillySalesmanQuestion's picture

Lemmee see what kind of suggestions we get, when we type in "Google and Facebook have ruined and destroyed everything..."

The Alarmist's picture

Do no evil, my ass.

What was that thing Karl Marx said about capitalists and rope?

wee-weed up's picture

 

 

And the Lib MSM's reaction to this...

Yawn...

Hey, GOOGLE is a Lib company...

They get a pass.

Billy the Poet's picture

First things first. Why do black people ruin neighborhoods?

Paul Kersey's picture

"Why do black people ruin neighborhoods?"

Because they are living in dwellings that they don't own. No ownership can equal no pride of ownership. However, there can be a lot of money made in the slumlording business:

"Tenants allege Trump's son-in-law is a Baltimore "slumlord," and that's not even the worst of it"

"Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law, sues his Baltimore tenants for thousands of dollars in bogus debts, on which he also gets judgments allowing him to garnish their wages and drain their bank accounts.

This according to Pro Publica's Alec MacGillis, who reports in a story for this Sunday's New York Times Magazine that Kushner quietly bought-up thousands of modest and run-down apartment units in Essex and other Baltimore suburbs, whose tenants complain of poor maintenance, harsh rent collection techniques, and relentless pursuit of old and sometimes dubious debts generated after tenants moved out."

http://www.citypaper.com/blogs/the-news-hole/bcpnews-trump-s-son-in-law-...

Billy the Poet's picture

I now own two houses but was a renter for most of my life. If only I had known that my backstory made it impossible for me to respect anyone or anything I wouldn't have bothered.

Dukes's picture

I think Mr. Kersey may be missing an integral component of his analysis.
I'll give him a hint: it's not the renting or lack of ownership

vato poco's picture

a fundamental inability/unwillingness to conform to the modes of civilization, perhaps??

The Alarmist's picture

Wow, two in one day: First Morell, and now I find a reason to respect Kushner. Didn't see that coming.

joey stalin's picture

Kushner is a Jew.  Bloodsucking comes naturally to these parasites.

Umh's picture

Poor impulse control for one thing.

political_proxy's picture

No basic education. 
No father families.
Shitass parenting.

Blue Steel 309's picture

You can say whatever you want about whoever you want, as long as you don't criticize the jews. They are in charge, not you.

Jim in MN's picture

'Freedom

Just around the corner for you

But with Truth so far off

What good would it do?'

 

--Bob Dylan, 'Jokerman'

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

Sounds like Google hired Microsoft's Tay AI bot.

E.F. Mutton's picture

"Where would Blacks be in the 21st Century had they never encountered Evil Whitey"

opport.knocks's picture

A black comedian needs to remake this for a US audience. Likely only Dave Chapelle has the balls to do it.

https://youtu.be/Y7tvauOJMHo

aaaaand here's Dave...

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3a3f0f

gregga777's picture

"Where would Blacks be in the 21st Century had they never encountered Evil Buckra?"

Dey wood still be da kangs and kwains in dey'z magniftysent Afreakan siveelizashunz kangdoms 'n kwaindoms.

Pickleton's picture

"Sridhar Ramaswamy."

 

Oh man, I so want that last name.

Hopeless for Change's picture

"Where would blacks be..."

My dad's friend was in the break room at work listening to a rant by a black man about his ancestors being stolen from their homeland and such. He butted in and said "Yeah, and you know where you'd be right now if they didn't do that?  You'd be sitting in a tree eating bugs."

Truth.

guru69's picture

become his bitch house boy and take on his name

East Indian's picture

That is not a last name; that is his given name followed by his father's given name. There are about 70 million Indians who do not use surnames. 

83_vf_1100_c's picture

  They would be slaves for the tribe down the trail a piece. Their sons would be in some warlords army at the age of 10. Their daughters would be sex slaves for said armies. Not too far different from what they do in the inner cities here in the USA, just replace warlord army with local gang. Genetics matter.

Sanity Bear's picture

This is kind of like an underhand softball right above the plate. Just way too easy to swing at.

ZH.

opport.knocks's picture

LOLz, because identfying racist companies with money is even more important than identifying racist individuals

shimmy's picture

So the white people ruin everything search has the most volume but nope, no biggie as it's the other stuff that only counts.

And would killary just die already since it is seems pretty clear the twat will never go away until she's dead. Even then, I am a bit skeptical she'll finally be gone. 

I do love it though when the hardcore lefties start to turn on each other. Pretty funny. 

dlfield's picture

"We are not going to let the Russians come in and divide us. We’re going to make Facebook own up to everything."

Uhh, they already divided us back when you were in college deciding to write your senior thesis praising Saul Alinksy, you stupid cunt.

TheSilentMajority's picture

Like most leftists, hypocrites.

gregga777's picture

Instead of ignoring online ads or blocking them install and use AdF*cker. It runs 24/7/365 in the background, clicks on EVERY online ad, dwells on it for 5 seconds and moves on to the next ad. It links to a valid but unused personal email address. Generating up to 17,280 ad clicks per day just to put a monkey wrench into the online advertisers business model is: Priceless!

venturen's picture

Is that you Larry Page?

rbianco3's picture

OH, that is cruel.

Their AdSense account will be banned = no more revenue. 

Some (not many) ads pay over $20 for a click through...

Consuelo's picture

 

 

I want to see the (as of right now) unthinkable:

 

Layoffs at GOOG, FB, AAPL, et al.

 

 

MsCreant's picture

They don't care what kind of racism. They just like selling the hate. 

This is the real definition of a whore. 

At least they are equal opportunity hate exploiters, gotta give them that. Go and sell where the hate boils the most. Here are your results, pay us, now off with you!

Vageling's picture

Now that's funny.  I keep hearing that word... Hate? On the streets people go like: "hate, you're hating, that's hate..." Well fuq me. Do we even interpret it the same? Because I don't believe some of us do. I don't like your opinion; hate! You're not doing what I want you to do; hate! C'mon... Ain't that some comedy? Accept it ain't funny because it's not a joke. Delusional. No wonder they're easy to find. Some crumbs draw them out for... Yeah! Still working on that "translating". Sounds damn much communism to me. And some wannabee anarchists. Most don't even understand the flaws in their own dogmas. It's like... Religion. Cult. Sekt, Whatever... It boggles my mind. Pay a few die-hards and get a small herd for free!

I'd would call it brilliant accept the goal of this charade is not something I think a good cause. Being mild here.

Wait till you get a load of their mindset. Their druggies on... Erm... Shit they don't need, can't afford, but seems to represent some ridiculous nomenklatura.  Roof, food, water, heating/cooling, etc? Da gub, da gub! And they don't deliver... It's not that NON balanced budget sheet we see in these utopias... Lord forbid... It's those evil making sense people who don't fingerfuck their damn phone all day long! Fucking nazies, hate! Yadda, yadda, yadda. 

Yeah.. I get along with my generation just bigly, hugely, well ;) 

Good part is. Nicely found the whoring oneself out. Wait till they find out their business model (you know... Da chilrun, Da privilege, Muh victimrole, [insert excuse # - we lost count due to they not being very original lately - how many dupes? - we all heard before], BS) isn't selling so well anymore. No this ain't over by a long shot. The useful idiots will be used again. Most of us are busy "surviving". They have "nannies". Too much time on their hands and many extra hands to acces. 

quesnay's picture

Google's algorithmically calculated keywords are a social mirror. Don't get mad at the mirror because you don't like what you see in it.

rbianco3's picture

Exactly

They need to ask 'why' is it happening instead of 'how' to we make laws to prevent it. 

venturen's picture

anything to make a buck...truly evil

The Alarmist's picture

Google "happy american couple"

I got a very interesting set of images, including what looks like the Sacramento shooters.

Goldennutz's picture

This says it all...those white chicks who love that animalistic kneegrow behavior...

 

http://www.lukeford.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/J9B7rK8.jpg

wisehiney's picture

Why must they diss my peeps like that?

Bobportlandor's picture

I'm trying to confirm this, but I think this fat little boy was shooting at the INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION?
The launch took place from the Sunan district of the capital Pyongyang @ 06:57 local time (21:27 GMT on Thursday) landing 7:07

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile travelled about 3,700 kilometers (2,300 miles) while reaching a maximum height of 770 kilometers (478 miles).

http://www.isstracker.com/historical

Vageling's picture

You're funny! He may/ or may not (who knows, like they'll tell us the truth, just narritives) have those 'famous' WMD.

Further the Japanese are being dramatic. Serves their cause as well.

The space station? The Norks? Fyodor Yurchikin is on board. EDIT: There seems a change of shift so, Alexander Alexanderovich Misurkin. Also a Russian. 

 A Russian national! No... That makes sense! Norks poking the Bear! Totally, Chubby one is crazy, evil! No, INSANE! (Do I really need a /s here? ) Dear chubby leader knows he's fucked on it's own. ISS... Yeah, I have some real estate on Mars with some discount on it. Interested?

 

lester1's picture

There are some good black people, but the majority of blacks do ruin everything. Crime and poverty seem to follow them anywhere in the world.

runswithscissors's picture

Its the niggers who ruin everything.

smallbedbug's picture

Yes they do, WHY?

83_vf_1100_c's picture

  I grew up in the neighborhood linked to at the end of my post. 99% white, maybe half military. I would hit it out the door and stay out all day and come in at dark or later if i was willing to take the ass chewing. Zero problems, very kid frienly times. today it has gone 50% black and I would not let one of my kids step off the property line. 15 yrs ago I left that city in the rearview mirror so my kids would not have to attend the schools with those animals. Racist? Fuck yeah, reality is what it is.

 

http://www.fayobserver.com/news/20170914/fayetteville-man-accused-of-tra...