2015, when Google reorganized itself under Alphabet, the new
parent company drafted a new motto for itself — “Do the right
thing.” However, Google’s own unofficial motto remained “Don’t be
evil.” The company kept it as a part of the corporate code of
conduct since 2000.
the latest development, Gizmodo has
uncovered that Google has dropped the “Don’t be evil” phrase from
its Code of Conduct. As per the findings, the updated version of
the web page, which was first archived by the Wayback Machine, has
a significant change.
version of the had numerous mentions of
the phrase all across the page.
be evil.” Googlers generally apply those words to how we serve
be evil” is much more than that
Google Code of Conduct is one of the ways we put “Don’t be evil”
page, there’s just one mention of the
phrase in the last paragraph. It says:
remember… don’t be evil, and if you see something that you think
isn’t right – speak up!
this big change in the Code of Conduct, the page states that it
was last updated on April 5, 2018.