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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

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Maybe. But I can't help but wonder if gorillas would find the comparison as offensive as we do.
....but seriously....do we really find this as offensive as some people claim...???

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

I don't see how this is offensive. Sure, nobody wants to be told they look like a Gorilla, but if it's the truth you just have to deal with it. That woman especially, regardless of her race, has the facial features of a Gorilla... Google should not apologise, if anyone should it is her parents.

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

she is making a face, too.

People are just looking for shit to blow out of proportion.

Hell,...if my hair were lighter, I might get tagged as an afghan hound.

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

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....but seriously....do we really find this as offensive as some people claim...???
In my opinion it was just an unfortunate incident, one must WANT to see racism here... Google photos IS flawed and this is not the first (nor will be the last) case of misclassification (a couple of examples here)...

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

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she is making a face, too.

People are just looking for shit to blow out of proportion.

Hell,...if my hair were lighter, I might get tagged as an afghan hound.
I totally agree- man, we (humans) are all just a bunch of fucking babies anymore. With no sense of humor.

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

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In my opinion it was just an unfortunate incident, one must WANT to see racism here... Google photos IS flawed and this is not the first (nor will be the last) case of misclassification (a couple of examples here)...
I started my career at 17 as a "programmer" and now I design software....so I can see this happening due to innocence, bugs, untested software....a combination of things.

People...especially now...when it omes to anything vaguely "racist" WANT to see this.

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

Blacks down here call big black guys "silver backs" because they look like gorillas, people should get over it.

We're primate looking as it is. Even white people have apeish looking people, look at Ron Perlman

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

The Hominidae, also known as great apes, or hominids, form a taxonomic family of primates, including four extant genera: orangutans (Pongo) with two species extant; gorillas (Gorilla) with two species; chimpanzees (Pan) with two species; and humans (Homo) with one species. Humans did not evolve from apes, we are apes. Talking apes.

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Evolution be racist.

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Re: Google Apologises for Racist Gaffe That Tagged Black Couple As 'gorillas'

reminds me of this.
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Google has apologised after searches which include the racist slur “nigger” were shown to find the White House in Google Maps.

Searches for “nigger house”, in a global view of the world, and for “nigger king”, when focused on in the Washington DC greater area, return with the home of the US president Barack Obama as either the primary search result or one of three.

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