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June 22, 2008

Report Offensive Google Image OneBoxes

The most unpredictable Google OneBox is definitely the image OneBox. For some queries that are popular in Google Image Search, you'll three image results at the top or at the bottom of the page. In most cases, the images are relevant or at least innocuous, but if you search for Google logo one of the image results is a little bit inappropriate, as Search Engine Land noticed.


In March, Search Engine Roundtable reported an explicit image result displayed when searching for [hot celebrities]. Instead of writing a blog post to complain or sending an email to Matt Cutts, you can now report the offensive images using the small link displayed above the image results.

To disable the image OneBox, you can select "strict filtering" for SafeSearch in Google's preferences, but this also filters web pages that contain explicit text.

11 comments:

  1. To be fair, if you're searching for "hot celebrities" then youre asking to see offensive images

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  2. Yay! Another step towards making me obsolete! :)

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  3. lol "inappropriate"

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  4. Searching for Google Logo no longer displays the big busty baby doll.

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  5. Are you talking about the OOs in the Google logo? Well, they're baaack :)

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  6. The boobs on the logo are back on the front page in my image searches.

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  7. Well i was searching "US Soldier" to find some images for a project of mine, I had no idea the first image would be of a dead soldier with half of his head missing. That was pretty disturbing and uncalled for. www.marymacelveen.com that's the website it's on, anyone know how to report it to google?

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  8. I reported this site months ago and it still has no warning of adult content. Does actively promote porn now?

    http://rihanna-celebrity.blogspot.com/

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  9. How can i stop recieving Hate email from Youtube let me explain it i make some comment on a video on youtube and all sudden on my gmail i get alot hate mail from people who seen my comment how can i stop this? input

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  10. Nice feature but it doesn't matter if google doesn't remove the offensive images.
    I've tried multiple times to report it to google but nothing has been done. What exactly does google do when you report such images.

    http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS245&q=rosa+ramirez&aq=f&aqi=g4&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=CdfqFfckLTJLjBoXUM8vi_dAKAAAAqgQFT9CtpGM

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