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Old 09-04-2010, 09:41 PM   #1
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Default Google Safesearch No longer safe.

Yeah, um, google kinda dropped the ball.
I knew some weird images got through every now and then, but now its just ridiculous. Even strict doesn't help.


Anyone else been getting unwanted images?
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Old 09-04-2010, 10:37 PM   #2
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Default Re: Google Safesearch No longer safe.

yeah... don't... image search. that's just something you should really only do when you're looking for something funny. I mean, the worst thing you could get by searching "epic fail" is a demotivator with a swear word on it. but when you search other things... yeah.

also: safesearch doesn't really do much. I myself found no difference between the two.
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Old 09-04-2010, 11:09 PM   #3
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Default Re: Google Safesearch No longer safe.

As a test, I looked a few things up with Safesearch off, on moderate, and on strict. There were more results on strict. That said, it tends to slightly improve the quality of the results, but not significantly. It also rearranges them, which is a bit odd.
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Old 09-05-2010, 02:19 AM   #4
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As a test, I looked a few things up with Safesearch off, on moderate, and on strict. There were more results on strict. That said, it tends to slightly improve the quality of the results, but not significantly. It also rearranges them, which is a bit odd.
Are you sure they were the same images (ie, same images, put on the internet by other people).

And yeah, I dont really search on images.
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Old 09-06-2010, 10:32 AM   #5
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Default Re: Google Safesearch No longer safe.

IIRC, changing from moderate to strict only affects text, not images...
Yeah! Here we go:
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Moderate filtering: This option excludes most explicit images from Google Images results but doesn't filter ordinary web search results. This is your default SafeSearch setting; you'll receive moderate filtering unless you change it.
Strict filtering: This applies SafeSearch filtering to both image and web search results.
No filtering: This option turns SafeSearch filtering off completely.
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Old 09-06-2010, 05:10 PM   #6
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Default Re: Google Safesearch No longer safe.

I learned the hard way a few years ago that SafeSearch wasn't ever safe.
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