"Google Search is in fact an advertising platform, not intended to solely serve as a public information resource in the way that, say, a library might. Google creates advertising algorithms, not information algorithms." -- Safiya Noble, Algorithms of Oppression, p. 38
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Are Computer Algorithms Biased?
Is Your Software Racist? (Politico 2/7/18)
Racist in the Machine: The Disturbing Implications of Algorithmic Bias (World Policy Journal Winter 2016) (UCB login required for off campus access)
How Google's Search Algorithm Spreads False Information With a Rightwing Bias (Guardian 12/16/16)
Here's the Evidence That Google's Search Results Are Horribly Biased (Business Insider 10/2/14)
Can Search Results be Manipulated By Others?
Search Engine Optimization (Wikipedia)
10 Notorious Google Bombs (The Atlantic 2/25/11)
Googling for Truth: The Invisible Ways Search Engines Shape Our Opinions (Link-Assistant.Com 2/25/17)
Google Bombing and SEM is Evolving into "Search Engine Activism" (Media Post 1/30/18)
More Reading about Internet Manipulation
Internet manipulation (Wikipedia)
Media Manipulation (Data & Society)
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