Coronavirus conspiracy websites won’t be able to make money with Google ads

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Coronavirus conspiracy websites won’t be able to make money with Google ads

Google is giving the boot to websites that push coronavirus conspiracy theories using its ad platform.

Starting Aug. 18, Google will no longer allow publishers that promote coronavirus conspiracies to monetize their sites with Google ads. The policy change allows the search giant leeway to ban ads on certain pages or to block an entire website from its advertising platform.

Google already bans from its ad network websites publishing medical misinformation that can harm others. This new policy expands that to include broader COVID-19 conspiracies, such as ones spreading misinfo about possible vaccines. Read more…

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