Michelle Obama racist image sparks Google apology

Google has apologised over a racially offensive picture of Michelle Obama that appeared when users searched for images of the US first lady.The image came top of the Google Images results for “Michelle Obama”.Google placed a notice over the picture titled “Offensive Search Results”, saying: “Sometimes our search results can be offensive. We agree.”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8377922.stmAlso see:Michelle Obama ‘racist’ picture that is topping Google Images removed
A blog hosting an offensive image of Michelle Obama with monkey features has removed it and posted an apology.The image, which has been appearing at the top of search results when the words “Michelle Obama” are put into Google Images, was posted on a blog called Hot Girls, which is hosted by the Google-owned blog service, Blogger.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/nov/25/michelle-obama-google-images-removed

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