When Google’s Knowledge Graph Goes Wrong

Earlier today I saw mention of Michael Jackson’s kids in an article. I was curious about their their names (couldn’t remember) and ages. I did follow up searches individually for his son, Prince, and his daughter, Paris Jackson. In the latter case here’s what the Knowledge Graph showed me:

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Clearly Michael Jackson’s daughter is not a 32-year old Canadian football player.

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Apparently Knowledge Graph has (or perhaps had) a 20% error rate. I have rarely seen Knowledge Graph errors — let alone such obviously wrong/egregious ones.

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