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Published:May 20th, 2015 15:37 EST
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Google Maps Search for 'N-Word House' Brings Up White House

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Google apologized after users reported typing a racial slur into Google Maps causes the website to zoom in the White House in Washington, D.C.

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Users of the map program said searching for the word along with the word house caused Google Maps to bring up a zoomed-in map of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., the White House, and searches conducted from multiple geographical locations had the same result."

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Search for the term "nigger house" on Google Maps, and the popular app zeros in on the White House.

I can understand if you entered the phrase "madhouse" on Google Maps, and it brought up the White House, that`s acceptable humor.

The culprit isn`t necessarily a Google programmer; Google Maps allows users to make alterations with its Map Maker software.

Shame on the person responsible, racist humor is never funny.

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