Does Google Care About Minors?

How is the safety of minors ensured on platforms like Google? Does Google's recent announcement regarding removal of photos from their search result holds any water? Read and find out.



  1. You can now ask Google to scrub images of minors from its search results’, Bill Chappel, NPR, 27th October 2021 
  2. Request to remove minors photos on Google, Google
  3. Google, YouTube To Pay $170 Million Penalty Over Collecting Kids' Personal Info’, Avie Schneider, NPR, 4th September 2019 
  4.  ‘Children at increased risk of harm online during global COVID-19 pandemic’, UNICEF, 14th April 2020
  5.  ‘Privacy and iOS: A Never Ending Saga, Pankhuri Malhotra and Harshil Agarwal, Vantage, August 2021
  6.  Remove your personal information from Google, Google
  7.  Remove broken links/ outdated cache, Bing
  8.  ‘20 Great Search Engines You Can Use Instead of Google’, Chuck Price, Search Engine Journal, 23rd September 2021 

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Lalantika Arvind