Google apologised for "naked boy" pic on Google Maps Street View

A UK woman was incredibly upset with Google after finding her 3-year-old son naked playing on his grandmother's garden in Walkden, Greater Manchester, on Street View imagery within Google Maps. An hour after Google was notified of the image, it was gone.Google said "We take issues around inappropriate content in our products very seriously, and […]

A UK woman was incredibly upset with Google after finding her 3-year-old son naked playing on his grandmother's garden in Walkden, Greater Manchester, on Street View imagery within Google Maps. An hour after Google was notified of the image, it was gone.

Google said "We take issues around inappropriate content in our products very seriously, and we removed the image in question within an hour of being notified. For us, privacy and user choice remain paramount. This's why we've put in place tools so that if people see what they believe to be inappropriate, they can report them to us using simple tools and the images will be quickly removed. We apologise for any inadvertent concern this may have caused."

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