Google’s move to ban face mask ads follows similar action by Facebook last week. Photo: AFP
Google’s move to ban face mask ads follows similar action by Facebook last week. Photo: AFP
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Google follows Facebook in banning ads for medical face masks as coronavirus disinformation spreads

  • Google team is monitoring the situation and has blocked tens of thousands of ads trying to capitalise on the novel coronavirus
  • Chinese search giant Baidu said it had removed more than 147,000 examples of ‘harmful information’ related to coronavirus as of February 12

Google’s move to ban face mask ads follows similar action by Facebook last week. Photo: AFP
Google’s move to ban face mask ads follows similar action by Facebook last week. Photo: AFP
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