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Google Killed 350 Million 'Bad Ads' in 2013

Busting Bad Advertising Practices in 2013

In 2013, Google removed 350 million bad AdWords ads as part of its efforts to prevent abuse of AdWords by both advertisers and AdSense publishers, although unfortunately they don't detail much about why those particular ads were removed. In 2013, Google removed 350 million bad AdWords ads as part of its efforts to prevent abuse of AdWords by both advertisers and AdSense publishers, although unfortunately they don't detail much about why those particular ads were removed. 0 Comments

Google, Top Ad Networks Team With White House to Fight Piracy, Counterfeiting

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The White House announced that an agreement with several of the largest Internet ad networks - including AOL, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo – has been reached to curb advertising on websites that peddle copyright infringing content. The White House announced that an agreement with several of the largest Internet ad networks - including AOL, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo – has been reached to curb advertising on websites that peddle copyright infringing content. 0 Comments

Google Chrome Adds Do Not Track Option

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The company said that the feature, which is still in being tested, would be available as part of the latest 'Canary' build of the Chromium. The feature could be included into the general release build of Chrome by the end of the year. The company said that the feature, which is still in being tested, would be available as part of the latest 'Canary' build of the Chromium. The feature could be included into the general release build of Chrome by the end of the year. 0 Comments

Google Launches New AdWords Targeting Option: Congressional Districts

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A new Google AdWords targeting option allows users to target by Congressional district, using data from an API that geocodes addresses rather than ZIP codes. The new targeting option is available across search, display, mobile and video. A new Google AdWords targeting option allows users to target by Congressional district, using data from an API that geocodes addresses rather than ZIP codes. The new targeting option is available across search, display, mobile and video. 0 Comments

Obama’s Google+ Hangout: Google Angers Potheads, President Won’t Dance a Jig

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Yesterday, President Barack Obama participated in a “virtual town hall” with citizens from across the United States in a Google+ Hangout. Obama fielded mostly pre-selected, but some spontaneous, questions from the West Wing. Yesterday, President Barack Obama participated in a “virtual town hall” with citizens from across the United States in a Google+ Hangout. Obama fielded mostly pre-selected, but some spontaneous, questions from the West Wing. 0 Comments

SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

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Rep. Lamar Smith promises to revive the SOPA bill in February. Here’s what has happened to date, who created the piracy problem, how SOPA affects marketers and website owners, where we are now, and how you can join the #StopSOPA movement. Rep. Lamar Smith promises to revive the SOPA bill in February. Here’s what has happened to date, who created the piracy problem, how SOPA affects marketers and website owners, where we are now, and how you can join the #StopSOPA movement. 0 Comments

Google’s Call to Action: Tell Congress to Vote NO on #SOPA

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To call attention to two bills that would result in massive web censorship and hurt American businesses, Google today has carried through on its promise to protest SOPA and PIPA by blacking out its logo and urging a call to action. To call attention to two bills that would result in massive web censorship and hurt American businesses, Google today has carried through on its promise to protest SOPA and PIPA by blacking out its logo and urging a call to action. 0 Comments

Google Fixes 'Romney Can't Win' Search Suggestion; Santorum Not So Lucky

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While Google avoids direct political commentary on candidates, their search algorithms aren't always so kind. In the bid the the Republican ticket, two candidates face troubles: Romney "can't win" and Santorum faces a crappier problem. While Google avoids direct political commentary on candidates, their search algorithms aren't always so kind. In the bid the the Republican ticket, two candidates face troubles: Romney "can't win" and Santorum faces a crappier problem. 0 Comments