Google Goof-Up’s: Indian PM, Bill Gates in list of “Top 10 Criminals”

Indian-PM,-Bill-GatesIn a shocking error by Google’s near to flawless search ranking algorithm, the search results for the keyword “Top 10 Criminals” had names of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bill Gates and Arvind Kejriwal amongst notorious terrorists across the world such as Laden, Gangster Al Capone and Hafeez Sayeed. This glaring error was soon noticed by users online and became viral.

Google followed-up by rectifying the error and issuing an apology to Mr.Modi, and said that the specified search result was not indicating of its opinion and was a technical error, possibly due to a British daily having his image and wrongly posted Metadata (Keyword Information).

The error led to a viral discussion on the internet, with Twitter hashtag #Top10Criminals being the topmost trend in India yesterday.

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