Google’s automated system for matching marketers with websites sometimes places advertisements for brands on sites with which they would prefer not to be associated. Photo: Reuters Google’s automated system for matching marketers with websites sometimes places advertisements for brands on sites with which they would prefer not to be associated. Photo: Reuters
Google’s automated system for matching marketers with websites sometimes places advertisements for brands on sites with which they would prefer not to be associated. Photo: Reuters

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Google helps place ads on sites amplifying coronavirus conspiracies

  • Research group the Global Disinformation Index has found that Google placed ads on sites that run baseless claims about Covid-19
  • The ads were placed through Google’s automated system for matching marketers with websites

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Google’s automated system for matching marketers with websites sometimes places advertisements for brands on sites with which they would prefer not to be associated. Photo: Reuters Google’s automated system for matching marketers with websites sometimes places advertisements for brands on sites with which they would prefer not to be associated. Photo: Reuters
Google’s automated system for matching marketers with websites sometimes places advertisements for brands on sites with which they would prefer not to be associated. Photo: Reuters
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