Study Finds Google Manipulates Logged Out Search Results Even In Incognito Mode - Hot Hardware

Study Finds Google Manipulates Logged Out Search Results Even In Incognito Mode - Hot Hardware

We all know that Google gathers a plethora of data on us as we surf the web. You might think that Chrome's incognito mode allows you to surf the web anonymously where Google is not tweaking the results of your research. You might also think that if you do not log into your Google account, you are anonymous; again that is not the case according to a recent study.

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Google's so-called "Filter bubble" is DuckDuckGo, a search company that competes with Google. The company filter Filter Bubble as the manipulation of your search results based on personal data. Essentially this is the practice that allows Google to move up or down. The "bubble" is created when it puts results on a paper. Manipulation of search results is a particular problem when people are searching for political topics.

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Google's filter bubble had a significant influence on the 2012 Presidential Election in the US. DuckDuckGo notes that in 2012 it ran a study that proved. by inserting tens of millions more left for Obama than it was for Romney in the run-up to that election. Hoards of people use. The Google practice was later corroborated by an independent study by the Wall Street Journal says DuckDuckGo. Google has claimed that it has taken steps to reduce the filter bubble problem, so DuckDuckGo set out to determine if things were better with search results.