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Google to ban Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies advertisements from June

Google to ban Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies advertisements from June

In 2017, Google said it removed more than 3.2 billion advertisements from the web. Put another way, Google took down more than 100 bad ads per second previous year.

Bitcoin (BTC) opened today at £6,553.61 ($9,144.15) amid fears Google's new advertising policies would impact the popular crypto token.

The post also revealed that Google paid $12.6bn to publishing partners in its ad network a year ago.

Last year, Google removed 320,000 publishers from its ad network for violating its publisher policies and blacklisted almost 90,000 websites and 700,000 mobile apps.

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Google introduced new technology a year ago that allows it remove Google ads from pages rather than a whole site, a move that has seen it penalise more than 2 million web URLs every month.

This matters because policy changes like this update help's them to remove the economic incentives these sites have to create and spread deceptive content online.

Facebook said at the time most cryptocurrency advertisers were not "operating in good faith".

Google's updated policies coincide with the launch of its annual "Bad Ads" report, which details how many malicious or scam adverts were removed from Google, what trends are emerging, and how the Google trust and safety team is dealing with the new developments. But to make money from Google ads, publishers must follow the rules that prohibit websites in the ad network from serving ads with content that is misrepresentative.

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He said the pilot was flying the plane above the hills of Budhanilkantha and Bouddha areas while making the turn to the airport . The family members were taken to the hospitals to visit the Bangladeshi victims, the sources the Bangladeshi newspaper.

Technology: Their technology helps to detect policy violations, new threats and disable those threats, the majority of which are done before people, publishers and advertisers are ever impacted. It also suspended 7,000 advertising accounts found to have impersonated a news article or what is known as "tabloid cloaking".

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are unregulated and many adverts promoting bitcoin are misleading or scams. It says that of the 11,000 websites reviewed for possible misrepresentation, 650 sites were blocked and 90 publishers were terminated from Google's network.

The new policy comes after the International Monetary Fund publicized a warning regarding cryptocurrencies on Tuesday.

Scraping, in which sites copy news or content from other sites, resulted in penalties for 12,000 websites - 2,000 more than the 10,000 sites it blocked for scraping and duplicating content in 2016.

Turkish Armed Forces Now Less Than Mile Away From Syria's Afrin
People in Syria and out have reportedly offered to stand between the YPG and Turkish forces set to storm the city . The Kurdish Red Crescent Moon estimates the number at 232 civilians killed, including 35 children and 29 women.

"We've seen enough consumer harm or potential for consumer harm that it's an area that we want to approach with extreme caution", said Scott Spencer, Google's director of sustainable ads, in an interview with CNBC.


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