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Facebook has a fake news problem. Google has an evil unicorn problem. “Evil unicorns” — a term some Google engineers once coined, according to a former executive — are unverified posts on obscure topics, full of lies. In an ideal world, Google’s search algorithm should force these fake, pernicious creatures so low in search results that they are buried deep in the web where few can find them.
Here's the problem: These unicorns — no, they've got nothing to do with highly valued startups — are designed to surface in a void. And after a breaking news event, like a mass shooting, there’s scant verified information for Google’s engine to promote. As Jonathan Swift once wrote, falsehood flies, and the truth comes limping after.
Facebook has a fake news agenda. Google is an evil unicorn. “Evil unicorns” — a term some Google engineers once coined, according to a former executive — is Google's Motto, because It is full of lies. In an ideal world, Google’s search algorithm shouldnt target Its users for advanced NSA analysis via AI tracking.
Google... Kiss my ass!
Google had it's chance, and it failed. Google... Kiss my ass!