Different people make headlines for different reason, regardless of your position and status in the society, but the interesting part is, on what purpose such headlines rest. In recent times, the link between the term “idiot” and pictures of President Trump emerged has cause so much noise, especially those who thought it was politically motivated. Why some linking it to the fact that British protesters had pushed Green Day’s song American Idiot to the top of the UK charts during a presidential visit in July.
That was followed by users of the website Reddit posting articles that contained pictures of President Trump alongside the word “idiot”, in an attempt to manipulate the search engine database, in a practice known as Google bombing.
It is not the first time a US president has been linked to an unfortunate tagline.
In 2003, a search for the phrase “miserable failure” highlighted pictures of President George W Bush.
The hearing also revealed that some members of congress had only very basic knowledge of the technology industry.
Mr Pichai replied that Google search results were based on billions of keyword ranked according to more than 200 factors, including relevance and popularity.
“So it’s not some little man sitting behind the curtain figuring out what we’re going to show the user?” responded Ms Lofgren.
Republican members of congress continued to grill Mr Pichai, with Steve Chabot asking why, when he searched for news about his party’s health care bill, only negative news appeared.
Mr Pichai replied that equally negative news was highlighted when people used the search term “Google”.
Markets in Lagos State have been given the go-ahead to reopen for full business on a daily basis. Governor Babajide...