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BuzzFeed News / Charlie Warzel / Sep 26
“The Siri Suggested problem seems to stem from what researchers call a “data void,” which is what happens when a term doesn’t have ‘natural informative results’ and manipulators seize upon it. Many of the sites surfaced by the Siri Suggested feature came from conspiracy or junk sites hastily assembled to fill that void.” Users can email results they feel are inappropriate to applebot@apple.com.
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