The service – which sometimes shows up as a response to direct questions asked of the search engine – has previously fallen foul of spreading false information.
These search terms include:
- When did Snoopy assassinate Abraham Lincoln?
- How to get in touch with the Illuminati
- Can I remove a tick with my teeth?
- Who is King of the United States?
- Is Obama planning a coup?
- Why are Firetrucks Red?
- Presidents in the Klan
- How to get a date
- Are women evil?
- What happened to the Dinosaurs?
The results given in the snippets tool were BS, hence the action taken by Google.