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BRIEF-Google Says In 2020, Blocked Or Removed Approximately 3.1 Billion Ads For Violating Policies

· 03/17/2021 12:38
BRIEF-Google Says In 2020, Blocked Or Removed Approximately 3.1 Billion Ads For Violating Policies

- Google:

  • GOOGLE SAYS IN 2020, BLOCKED OR REMOVED APPROXIMATELY 3.1 BILLION ADS FOR VIOLATING POLICIES, RESTRICTED ADDITIONAL 6.4 BILLION ADS

  • GOOGLE SAYS REMOVED ADS FROM 1.3 BILLION PUBLISHER PAGES IN 2020, UP FROM 21 MILLION IN 2019

  • GOOGLE SAYS STOPPED ADS FROM SERVING ON OVER 1.6 MILLION PUBLISHER SITES WITH "PERVASIVE OR EGREGIOUS" VIOLATION

  • GOOGLE - THE NUMBER OF AD ACCOUNTS CO DISABLED FOR POLICY VIOLATIONS IN 2020 INCREASED BY 70% FROM 1 MILLION

  • GOOGLE SAYS IN 2020, BLOCKED OVER 99 MILLION COVID-RELATED ADS FROM SERVING THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

  • GOOGLE - BLOCKED/REMOVED OVER 867 MILLION ADS FOR ATTEMPTING TO EVADE DETECTION SYSTEMS IN 2020

  • GOOGLE - BLOCKED/REMOVED ADDITIONAL 101 MILLION ADS FOR VIOLATING CO'S MISREPRESENTATION POLICIES IN 2020

  • GOOGLE SAYS DURING 2020 U.S. ELECTION TIME, TEMPORARILY PAUSED MORE THAN 5 MILLION ADS, BLOCKED ADS ON OVER 3 BILLION SEARCH QUERIES REFERENCING TO ELECTION

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