Google acknowledges issue with Bard chats appearing in Search results

28/09/2023 | The Register

Google is having to re-educate its Bard chatbot to improve privacy and prevent conversations from being more widely available than expected. Bard allows users to share conversations with others using public links, similar to unlisted YouTube videos that are accessible if you know the URL. The issue is that Google Search has indexed these links, making them more discoverable than intended. Google advises that shared links can be removed, but this is not entirely true if they show up in search results. The company is aware of the issue and is working on a fix to prevent shared chats from being indexed by Google Search.

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