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

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