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The Raunchy, Rude, Racist, Often NSFW Side Of Facebook Graph Search Results

That was quick. Gizmodo points out how Graph Search gets graphic. Y’all nasty.

A whole generation of social-media savvy people are supposedly perfectly cool with sharing their lives. And now Facebook’s new Graph Search will help prominently display some of those shared things as ways to categorize you–define you to a degree. What could go wrong? As Gizmodo’s Sam Biddle graphically illustrates, Liking the Ku Klux Klan HQ on a whim or a lark loses its ironic context when your Like becomes part of a result.

Facebook’s Graph Search is about to surface a lot of bad snap decisions and bad tastes.

[Images: Flickr user Alex Proimos, and Gizmodo]

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Tyler Gray is the former Editorial Director of Fast Company and co-author of the book The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel and Buy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), out in fall 2014. He previously authored The Hit Charade for HarperCollins and has written for The New York Times, SPIN, Blender, Esquire, and others.

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