Google search results for ‘best toilet paper in the world’ were reportedly featuring images of Pakistani flag . Nevertheless , Google offers issued a press release saying the screenshots of results in google were actually from a vintage 2017 meme , and refused that it was connecting Pakistan’s flag to the said results in google .
The reviews of Google Search featuring this specific result come days after the Pulwama attack in Kashmir on February 14 that killed 40 CRPF men . Pakistan-based terror group , Jaish-e-Mohammad reported it was behind the suicide explosion that highly targeted the CRPF convoy .
The statement by Google’s spokesperson further adds, “While we continue to investigate the matter, we have not found any evidence that Google Images was ranking the Pakistani flag in response to this particular search.”
It further adds, “Many news outlets wrote about an old screenshot from a meme website that is inconsistent with our UI and dates back to 2017, and we have not seen any independent verification that these results ever appeared as depicted. Since these news stories published, images from those articles are now ranking for this query, as the pages contain words relevant to the search.”