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Facebook apologizes for suggestions of child pornography videos

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(Reuters)

Facebook was forced to apologize after the proposed weird and vulgar searches for users in the united kingdom on Thursday.

The social media company of the suggestions, which are supposedly the result of the popular search terms as determined by an algorithm, began to suggest unpleasant results to the user that you typed in “video”.

A number of users posted on Twitter of the examples that are included suggestions of child pornography and similar materials.

In a statement to the curator, the tech giant said it was investigating the incident: “as soon as we became aware of this offensive predictions we have been removed. Facebook search predictions are representative of what people can find on Facebook and are not necessarily a reflection of the actual content of the platform.”

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The company went on to state that it is not possible to sexually explicit images on the platform.

Last week, Facebook has admitted that it was a “mistake” to ask users in a survey or pedophiles requesting sexual pictures of children on his platform.

The hoopla contributes to a long and growing list of woes for Facebook, including that it allowed a company in the service of the Trump campaign for the harvest and the use of information from 50 million users of the social network.

Christopher Carbone is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @christocarbone.

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