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President Trump: Here’s how Google works

Mike Murphy
By Mike Murphy

Technology editor

President Trump, hello.

Earlier today (Aug. 28), you tweeted out two rather polemic messages describing Google searches as rigged, especially those related to “Trump news:”

I hear your concerns, and I know some Americans worry that big tech is stifling conservative opinions on the web. But I just wanted to let you know that Google search results are different for everyone, depending on what they’ve searched before, where they are, and other factors.

But don’t take it from me: Here’s a link that will almost certainly explain why you’re seeing what you’re seeing.

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