Incident 401: Kannada Insulted by Google's Featured Answer as "Ugliest Language in India"
Bengaluru: Google, the US-based search engine giant, on Thursday found itself at the receiving end of severe criticism over its search results that returned Kannada as the answer to a question on India’s “ugliest language”.
According to the…
It was an odd, unanswerable question. Still, it was on the mind of at least one Google user in India.
What is the country’s “ugliest” language?
For anyone who typed the question into the platform’s search bar recently, its algorithm produce…
Google attracted a massive backlash in the country recently after it showed Kannada, a language predominantly spoken in the southwest part of India, as the answer to the search query "ugliest languages".
Kannada language speakers slammed th…
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A Google search for ‘the ugliest language in India’ yielded ‘Kannada’ as the answer late last week, causing widespread outrage.
Google has since apologised, saying the answer does not reflect its views, but questions still remain about why …
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