Google adds feature to help China searchers

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China’s two most popular microblog services stopped allowing new postings for three days in early April to erase what they said were illegal or harmful postings.

Google’s engineers reviewed the 350,000 most popular search queries in China in an effort to find “disruptive queries,” the company said.

Google gave no indication when development of the latest feature started but said it received reports of unreliable searches “over the past couple of years.”

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