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Google Vows to Reduce Fake YouTube Views

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It's unclear how many "fraudulent" views YouTube videos have been racking up, but Google said that its incoming measures to monitor views should affect only a "miniscule fraction" of video clips on the website. It's unclear how many "fraudulent" views YouTube videos have been racking up, but Google said that its incoming measures to monitor views should affect only a "miniscule fraction" of video clips on the website. 0 Comments

Google: 130 Million 'Bad Ads' Were Killed in 2011

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Google claims it has halved the number of scam ads being displayed across its services thanks to new technologies and improved detection methods. Still, some illegal ads for pharmacies, mortgage scams, and the 2012 Olympics snuck through. Google claims it has halved the number of scam ads being displayed across its services thanks to new technologies and improved detection methods. Still, some illegal ads for pharmacies, mortgage scams, and the 2012 Olympics snuck through. 0 Comments

Google Places Fails to Stop Spam, Abuse

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The New York Times’ large spotlight is on Google again, this time showing how easy it is for local business owners to become victims of abuse from spammers fraudulently reporting a business as closed. Google promises a solution is in the works. The New York Times’ large spotlight is on Google again, this time showing how easy it is for local business owners to become victims of abuse from spammers fraudulently reporting a business as closed. Google promises a solution is in the works. 0 Comments