Google’s personalized search results are way too personal

Search Plus Your World brings your G+ friends' faces to the top of the Google hits parade -- often with embarrassing results.

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Now with SPYW, Google brings these results right to the surface – and there’s nothing you can do about it, short of trying to convince all of your friends to turn off Personal results.

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