en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine_manipulation_effect

The search engine manipulation effect (SEME) is the change in consumer preferences from manipulations of search results by search engine providers. SEME ...

www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/14779960710837623

Purpose – To investigate how search engine users manipulate the rankings of search results. Search engines employ different ranking methods in order to ...

www.zdnet.com/article/google-search-results-listings-can-be-manipulated-for-propaganda

Jan 9, 2019 ... Manipulated Google search result. Image: ZDNet. A feature of the Google search engine lets threat actors alter search results in a way that ...

searchengineland.com/search-engine-manipulation-252440

Jun 22, 2016 ... Such search engine manipulation harms what is most valuable to users about search: the quality (i.e., relevance) of our search results for users.

www.thenewamerican.com/tech/computers/item/30828-study-shows-google-manipulating-search-results-despite-promises

Dec 5, 2018 ... The study — by search engine competitor, DuckDuckGo — states, “The editorialized results [of your searches] are informed by the personal ...

www.marketwatch.com/story/google-workers-mulled-manipulating-search-engine-results-in-wake-of-trumps-travel-ban-2018-09-20

Sep 20, 2018 ... Days after the Trump administration instituted a controversial travel ban in January 2017, Google employees discussed ways they might be ...

www.good.is/articles/election-primaries-google-search-ranking-manipulation

Jun 4, 2018 ... Search engines do have the capacity to shift people's opinions, including ... search results on any topic (including elections) to manipulate user ...

observer.com/2018/12/google-search-algorithm-bias-duckduckgo-ceo

Dec 13, 2018 ... Gabriel Weinberg, CEO of privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo, says Google's algorithm-driven search results are not so biased as ...

www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/dec/16/google-autocomplete-rightwing-bias-algorithm-political-propaganda

Dec 16, 2016 ... These insidious manipulations – both by Google and by third parties trying to ... something he calls the search engine manipulation effect (SEME). ... If Google tweaks its algorithm to show more positive search results for a ...