Google Image Search Adds Search Suggestions

A week after Google pushed search suggestions globally, Google has added search suggestions to Google Image Search. Now, if you visit Google Image Search and start typing in a query, Google will offer you suggestions.

I tried typing in red, expecting red rose, which I got, but then I saw redtube, which is a pornography site. In fact, this is an issue Google has been working to fix, i.e. Google adult search suggestions has been popping up for query after query. The only way to get rid of them is to notify Google of the issue, or you can turn off your search suggestions in the preferences section.

Here is a screen capture:

google image suggestions

The web version does not offer the same suggestions:

google web suggestions

Hat tip to Google Operating System for spotting this first.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Images | Google: Web Search | Top News


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