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The UK's biggest brands blacklisted Google because their ads might appear next to terrorist content

Business Insider Monday, 20 March 2017
The UK's biggest brands blacklisted Google because their ads might appear next to terrorist contentMarks & Spencer, McDonald's UK, and Lloyds are among the many brands which have now stopped advertising on any Google-owned sites, because of the risk their ads might show up next to terrorist content, according to Sky News.

They are all citing "brand safety" as the reason, which refers to the procedures involved in making...
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Google makes tens of billions of dollars per year in ad sales. This week it's facing a global crisis after some of the world's biggest advertisers halted their spending after concerns that their ads are running next to offensive content, including videos promoting terror and anti-Semitism. Wired...

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