Google Bans “Latina” from Search Results

In September, Google launched a new feature, Google Instant, which shows search results as you type without hitting the enter key. But according to the Daily Beast the hackers at Hackers Quarterly have figured out a list of words that Google has banned from Google Instant results, presumably to protect under-age users from turning up explicate results. On the list is obviously explicate terms, and some controversial terms, but “meat”, “teen” and yes, “Latina” are also on the list.

We tried it and sure enough, received results for every letter we typed right until the “a," which produced a blank screen. Latino on the other hand has not been banned. It seems as though Google is adhering to an old stereotype that Latinas are too hot to handle…

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