A woman walks below a Google sign at the company’s main campus in Mountain View, California. Since Covid-19 began to spread, Google has aggressively intervened in some of its most popular online services to limit the spread of misinformation. Photo: APA woman walks below a Google sign at the company’s main campus in Mountain View, California. Since Covid-19 began to spread, Google has aggressively intervened in some of its most popular online services to limit the spread of misinformation. Photo: AP
A woman walks below a Google sign at the company’s main campus in Mountain View, California. Since Covid-19 began to spread, Google has aggressively intervened in some of its most popular online services to limit the spread of misinformation. Photo: AP

Google scrubs coronavirus misinformation on search, YouTube

  • The company is trying to quickly remove videos on YouTube claiming to prevent the virus in place of seeking medical treatment
  • Some apps related to the virus have also been banned from the Google Play app store for Android device users

Topic |   Google
A woman walks below a Google sign at the company’s main campus in Mountain View, California. Since Covid-19 began to spread, Google has aggressively intervened in some of its most popular online services to limit the spread of misinformation. Photo: APA woman walks below a Google sign at the company’s main campus in Mountain View, California. Since Covid-19 began to spread, Google has aggressively intervened in some of its most popular online services to limit the spread of misinformation. Photo: AP
A woman walks below a Google sign at the company’s main campus in Mountain View, California. Since Covid-19 began to spread, Google has aggressively intervened in some of its most popular online services to limit the spread of misinformation. Photo: AP
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