Google Flu Trends — an attempt to estimate flu rates by analyzing searches for flu-related topics — is not terribly accurate. And a group of social scientists might have figured out why. Turns out, the culprit could be Google's own algorithm, which seems to prioritize searches that might have nothing to do with someone having the flu, such as someone asking how to tell the difference between flu and a cold.
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