Washington – Donald Trump senses Google is conspiring against him in a search query of the term “Trump News.”
Google search results for “Trump News” shows only the viewing/reporting of Fake News Media. In other words, they have it RIGGED, for me & others, so that almost all stories & news is BAD. Fake CNN is prominent. Republican/Conservative & Fair Media is shut out. Illegal? 96% of….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 28, 2018
“….results on “Trump News” are from National Left-Wing Media, very dangerous. Google & others are suppressing voices of Conservatives and hiding information and news that is good,” said Trump.
“They are controlling what we can & cannot see. This is a very serious situation-will be addressed!”
But Google issued a statement refuting the claim that search results are rigged.
“When users type queries into the Google Search bar, our goal is to make sure they receive the most relevant answers in a matter of seconds. Search is not used to set a political agenda and we don’t bias our results toward any political ideology,” Google responded.
“Every year, we issue hundreds of improvements to our algorithms to ensure they surface high-quality content in response to users’ queries.
“We continually work to improve Google Search and we never rank search results to manipulate political sentiment.”
Some on Twitter responded with suggestions for different search terms.
You're just not setting the proper search parameters. Try searching #FreakingMoron, #PutinPuppet, #DraftDodgingCoward, #LyingSOS, #ObstructionOfJustice, #RussianCollusion #MAGAMorons, #MindlessCults, or #LustingAfterIvanka.
Your name will pop up all over. You're welcome.
— Bill 🌊⚜️ (@13WJM) August 28, 2018