Google Searches and Stereotypes

5 years ago

We all have that friend. The friend who in the middle of the conversation will pause to google whatever it is you're discussing or debating.  Occasionally I find it annoying but more often, especially since I don't have a "smart phone" myself, I find it satisfying and convenient.

Recently, while hanging out with said friend, we all discovered a new game.  Since Google Search has an algorithm for auto completing searches based on the most popular searches out there, we realized that if we just fed in our ethnicities, we could get a pulse on what the masses were thinking about us.

Some were expected, but others, well, others I could not have predicted. Most were hilarious.

And then just a few more because I was curious:




*** This piece is a cross-post with On Race, Medicine, and Privilege***

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