Apple’s mobile devices have a secret list of “sensitive” words that don’t autocomplete

No replacements foundIt’s stuff like this that makes me less and less likely to ever buy another Apple device.

The Daily Beast investigated the autocomplete on Apple Ios devices (Iphones, Ipads, etc), and discovered that there was a long list of “sensitive” words that the devices have in their dictionary but would not autocomplete — you would have to type them out in full to get them into your device. This list includes words such as “abortion,” “rape,” “ammo,” and “bullet.” They documented their methodology in detail.

Read the full article @ BoingBoing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *