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Autocomplete policies

When you search on Google, you can find the information you’re looking for faster using autocomplete search predictions. While we do our best to prevent inappropriate predictions, we don’t always get it right. If you think a prediction violates one of the policies below, here's how to report it.

Sexually explicit predictions

We remove predictions that contain sexually explicit or vulgar language. Pornographic terms or terms that are closely associated with pornography are removed from predictions. We do allow predictions that contain medical or scientific terms for human anatomy, including where the phrasing relates to sex education.

Hateful predictions against groups and individuals

We remove predictions that include language that denigrates or insults individuals or groups on the basis of race, ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, nationality, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Violent predictions

We remove predictions that include graphic descriptions of violence or advocate violence generally.

Dangerous and harmful activity in predictions

We remove predictions promoting dangerous or criminal activities that would lead to real-world harm.

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