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Google apologized to Barack Obama for “house nigga” on a map of Washington

Google apologized in connection with racist request to Google Maps, which allows you to find the White house. Curious about opening earlier told a Twitter user named Bomani Buckhalter.

If in the map service Google to search the phrase “house nigga” (literally means “house nigger”), a popular tool will redirect you to the address 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., USA. Here is the residence of the American President Barack Obama, better known as the White house. As noted by Buchalter, for the first time about this “Easter egg” he learned from his classmate at Howard University.

“Some inadequate results pop up in Google maps, it shouldn’t be, and we apologize for any insults that could of offending someone. Our team is working to fix this problem as soon as possible”, — stated in a press release Google.

In April at the U.S. White house in Google Maps appeared mark Edward Snow Den that, except for the name Edward Snowden, means “snow den Edward”. In the same month on Google maps appeared the image of an Android robot that pisses on the Apple logo. The logos were placed in one of the cities of Pakistan.

In Google the appearance of images explained by the inappropriate use of Map Maker tool. Later appeared on maps appeal to the search giant, making fun of a procedure for the moderation of user content.

In Google said that in the past few months, Google Maps is regularly subjected to spam attacks. Is this a consequence of a hacker attack or a failure in the algorithm of the software is still unknown.

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