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Why is the phrase "Girls" considered "Adult content" by Bing?

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HotCakeX
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I just tried searching for something totally innocent but it had the phrase "girls" in it and then I got the message saying the search result are adult and can't be shown.

obviously I know I can disable safe search or change country but it shouldn't be necessary.

there is nothing adult about the phrase "girls".

 

the same happens in Cortana in Windows 10.

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But why would you search the phrase 'girls' anyways were you looking for a song or something?

Cause I do see why someone could classify it as adult content as the word "girl(s)" are used a lot in pornographic websites
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@Glucksritter You could search for a million non adult related things:

 

 - Girls clothing.

 - Girls shoes.

 - Make up tutorials for girls.

 

Just to name a few.

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@Glucksritter 


@Glucksritter wrote:
But why would you search the phrase 'girls' anyways were you looking for a song or something?

Cause I do see why someone could classify it as adult content as the word "girl(s)" are used a lot in pornographic websites

 

It's personal.

 

Only Bing would be dumb enough to categorize Girls as adults.

Google can correctly differentiate between adult and non-adult (explicit and non-explicit) search results when searching for girls and any other similar phrase.

 

This is coming from me who is a big fan of Microsoft and Microsoft products.

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@Azureist 


@Azureist wrote:

@Glucksritter You could search for a million non adult related things:

 

 - Girls clothing.

 - Girls shoes.

 - Make up tutorials for girls.

 

Just to name a few.


 

Oh I know,

I can search for Trillions of things, but that's not the point :)

"Girls" is already non-adult.

just because a search engine like Bing is wrong about categorizing it, doesn't change the fact.