26 Feb '17, 1pm

Four US presidents in the KKK? Google’s latest problem with featured answers https://t.co/l22RcUHyA1

Four US presidents in the KKK? Google’s latest problem with featured answers https://t.co/l22RcUHyA1

If you’re trying to research US presidents who may have been Ku Klux Klan members — don’t believe everything you see on Google. While there appears to be no conclusive evidence any actually were Klan members, Google lists four. A Google search for “presidents in the klan ” returns a featured answer listing four specific US presidents. Technically called a “featured snippet,” this is where Google has so much confidence that the facts from a website are absolutely correct, it elevates the website’s content by displaying it in a special box above all other listings: The site providing this answer actually took the content from another site that, in turn, appears to be using an article posted in various places across the web, making it difficult to know who, or what site, originally published the content. Wikipedia — which isn’t perfect but is under constant review by editors ...

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