Don’t Google ‘Family’ – Employees of Tech Giant Triggered by an ‘F’ Word

Employees at Google mounted an angry protest because many of "alternate lifestyles" were offended by talk of "family friendly" commercial appeal, that the word family implies traditional marriage and including children. (Getty Images photo)

The Daily Mail – Google was forced to backtrack on its use of the word family after staff at its California headquarters kicked off [argued angrily] because the term was used in the context of having children, it has been revealed.

The tech giant experienced a backlash from its own employees in March 2017 after a presentation about a product aimed at young people seemed to replace the term with the word ‘family’, leaving out various groups.

Far-right publication, the Daily Caller News claimed on Wednesday to have viewed internal communications from an insider in Mountain View where one employee stormed out of a meeting and called the company’s poor choice of wording “offensive, inappropriate, homophobic, and wrong.”

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