Google to Ban Ads for Cryptocurrency & Initial Coin Offering from June

Ads are great, Google says, except for the 3.2 billion bad ones

Google ensures the integrity of their ads ecosystem, and ensuring that people who interact with their ads have a safe and positive experience is something they remain committed to.

"Bad ads" consist of any advertising that violate Google's advertising policies, including ad fraud, phishing scams, and malware.

Google shared today that the company's ads team killed 3.2 billion so-called "bad ads" in 2017, an increase of 88 percent from the previous year, when the company removed 1.7 billion "bad ads".

Stansfield revealed that many website owners used the firm's advertising platforms, like AdSense, to run Google ads on their sites and content and make money.She said Google paid $12.6 billion back to the publishing partners in its ad network past year. And we need it - with bots manipulating election debates on Facebook, conspiracy theorists publishing YouTube videos and trolls unleashing vitriol on Twitter, we've already got plenty of toxic material on the web to worry about. Additionally, it removed 48m ads that were attempting to get users to install unwanted software.

National Football League free agency 2018: Case Keenum to sign with Broncos, report says
Anyway, the Broncos have their starting quarterback. "Obviously we've got to get better at that position". There were some things we should have done, that we should have done differently that we didn't do.

Blocked 79 million ads for trying to send us to malware-infected websites.

Banished 320,000 publishers from the AdWords network for violating ad policies. Throughout all of 2017, they reviewed over 11,000 websites for potentially containing misrepresentative or misleading content and suspended more than 650 websites and terminated 90 publishers from our ad network. The company removed 320,000 publishers from its ad network for violating publisher policies, and blacklisted almost 90,000 websites and 700,000 mobile apps.

Blocked 12,000 websites with content scraped from legitimate websites, up from 10,000 in 2016.

In a what looks like a pre-emptive strike Google says it will add policies addressing ads in unregulated, overly complex, or speculative financial products like binary options, crypto-currencies, foreign exchange markets and contracts for difference (CFDs), an exotic financial bet. "But in order to make money from Google ads, you have to play by rules - that means respecting the user experience more than the ads".

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