FastCompany has a great post, with the same title as this post, on some of Google’s glitches. Of course, as they point out, when you’re processing the volume of stuff they are, they’re bound to make a few glitches. They mostly relate to attempts to return searches and ads that are in line with what the user has requested, and then royally messed up. And a couple of them are royal.
My fave of the bunch they showcase is this one. It’s a Google Ad within an article someone’s written. Certainly not the kind of ad you want period, and definitely not at the beginning of an article like this:
I’m sure there are some that love that Google doesn’t get it right every time (Microsoft and Yahoo!! come to mind) but I like that technology isn’t perfect and that it creates some humour for us every now and then : )