Publishing The Fake News Google Bans 250 Websites
The war against fake news and publishers in full swing was before Facebook.
Google also joined the wagon now and in the first attempt, prevented 250 publishers from using Google ads.
The ban was part of the update on the menu that prohibit sites that policy mislead users with their own content.
Much like Facebook, Google has been under increased scrutiny for its role in the dissemination of false and misleading news since November, a period that has dominated the headlines of American elections.
In the same month, Google also changed some aspects of the Adsense policy, which now prohibits the sites:
“Distortion, misstate or hide information from the publisher, the content of the publisher or the primary purpose.”
Google punishes such sites by eliminating use of advertising for the purposes of liquefaction.
On Wednesday, Google said it had reviewed in recent months (2) More than 550 new locations since the political changes which led to nearly 250, and the prohibition of permanent expulsion impossible. 140 have been banned temporarily from other sites using Adsense.
In 2016, Google has also seen the rise of tabloid cloakers. cloakers tabloid is basically ads that impersonate news site.
For example, clicking on advertising anything from your interest such as celebrity news or other shows, and instead take you to other sites, such as unwanted advertisements for those products weigh loss or any other type of spam.
The fake news content is not the only thing that got banned, also prevented approximately 47,000 spam sites with 6,000 other fake ads also from Google AdSense.
The company also revealed that it revealed 1.7 billion ads for violations of various policies in 2016, compared with 780 million in 2015. Google increased criticism because of the way the algorithms specific news sources are also highlighted.