Facebook search results are shocking


Although Facebook definitely shoulders some of the blame when it comes to these offensive "video of" suggestions, it turns out that the users may be more to blame.

Some users got a nasty surprise when searching for video.

Facebook has apologized after some of its users reported that sexually explicit videos, including abusive content, was suggested to them via the social media giant's search bar. It's clear that Facebook takes both the reputation of their platform as well as the content it shows to users quite seriously.

Reports from British users poured in first, but apparently, the glitch also happened in other parts of the world.

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A couple of hours later, Facebook results were back to normal. Facebook did not respond to a request to comment on the results issue.

Facebook wants to help users find what they are looking for amid the billions of status updates, photos and videos they post each day. Type "Black Panther" or "Florida shooting" into the Facebook search bar and up pops what your friends and others are sharing on Facebook.

Facebook has more than 2 billion users around the world and any changes on the social networking site can not go unnoticed.

Google's autocomplete results have programmed with the algorithms which learn about the what the people usually search. However, even after they removed suggestions hinting about possible child porn on the social media platform, the search continued to behave unusually. In 2016, Google removed the predictive suggestion "are Jews evil" on its search engine. So Google has had to adjust the algorithm to banish autocomplete results that are violent, hateful, sexually explicit or unsafe, in violation of the company's rules.