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Started by TheVoiceOfReason on Jan 11, 2019 12:44:58 PM
Alarm as Britons make 170,000 antisemitic Google searches a year

An incredible 170,000 antisemitic Google searches are made in the UK every year, with 10% of them involving violent phrases such as “Jews must die” or “kill Jews”, research has revealed.

The analysis for the Community Security Trust (CST) showed that while most of the searches are for jokes mocking Jewish people, the most common negative stereotypes claim Jews are “evil” and “racist”. Search activity was consistently positively correlated with Jeremy Corbyn’s appearances in the media.

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2019/jan/11/uk-thousands-antisemitic-google-searches-per-year-research

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Lawlsie - 11 Jan 2019 14:05:51 (#1 of 193)

We're 0.4% of the population and receive 12% of racial abuse. So proportionally we get the most racist attacks.

Oldest hatred in the world. And why we need Israel.

browserbutton - 11 Jan 2019 14:25:34 (#2 of 193)

Search activity was consistently positively correlated with Jeremy Corbyn’s appearances in the media.

Ooh, that makes my blood boil! How can he be so antisemitic!

BenSawbridg - 11 Jan 2019 14:49:07 (#3 of 193)

Once again, Jeremy Corbyn proves himself the most antisemitic of all.

Catspyjamas17 - 11 Jan 2019 14:58:19 (#4 of 193)

The first few results, if you type "Are all women" are:

Why Are Women So Complicated?

Are All Women Actually Bisexual or Gay?

Are All Women Mad?

All Women Are Bitches!

Catspyjamas17 - 11 Jan 2019 14:59:19 (#5 of 193)

And about the top twenty results for the equivalent searches for men asks if they are all Paedophiles.

JacobReesBogg - 11 Jan 2019 14:59:50 (#6 of 193)

I've not made any so that means someone must have made 340,000 anti-semitic searches.

BenSawbridg - 11 Jan 2019 15:00:17 (#7 of 193)

Strange old business, all that 'filter the autocomplete so it's not so obvious how many bigots there are.' What is it supposed to achieve?

Rendered - 11 Jan 2019 15:06:23 (#8 of 193)

I like that the motive behind all those searches is WHY ARENT I GETTING ANY?

FrankieTeardrop - 11 Jan 2019 15:08:33 (#9 of 193)

A perennial problem for the heterosexual man, I'm told.

darkhorse - 11 Jan 2019 16:13:26 (#10 of 193)

I tried googling “Why aren’t I..?” and got:

losing weight

happy

hungry

I don’t know how far down the list “getting any” is.

Delighted_User - 11 Jan 2019 16:20:06 (#11 of 193)

If you now type "Are Jews" into Google, it suggests:



are Jews buried standing up

are Jews allowed to drink

are Jews baptized

are Jews European

are Jews Christians

So you can change a search engine, but you can't fix stupidity. The one about buried standing up is a headscratcher, though. Where did that come from?

moto748 - 11 Jan 2019 16:20:41 (#12 of 193)

Savile?

darkhorse - 11 Jan 2019 16:23:37 (#13 of 193)

I get “are Jews circumcised?” second. After “buried standing up”.

TRaney - 11 Jan 2019 16:25:07 (#14 of 193)

I get “controlling the world via global capital”

carterbrandon - 11 Jan 2019 16:25:12 (#15 of 193)

I don't know if they've fixed it, but there was fuss a few years ago around Google's alarming suggestions for what should come after 'Women should....'

Lawlsie - 11 Jan 2019 16:25:27 (#16 of 193)

I'm getting Are Jews Electric?

darkhorse - 11 Jan 2019 16:25:54 (#17 of 193)

Yeah, but that’s just mirroring your regular “research”, TRaney.

FrankieTeardrop - 11 Jan 2019 16:34:15 (#18 of 193)

The curse of the reading list strikes again.

Lawlsie - 11 Jan 2019 16:36:33 (#19 of 193)

Are we not Jews? We are Diva!

yumyum - 11 Jan 2019 16:36:59 (#20 of 193)

After the list on #11 I get

are Jewsons trade only

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