Google reports 3.4 billion ads removed, 5.6 million advertisers launched

Google said Wednesday it blocked more than 3.4 billion ads and suspended 5.6 million advertiser accounts in 2021 as part of new efforts to fight disinformation and fraud. Data from Google’s “Ad Safety Report 2021” clarified The scale of the ad giant’s policing efforts and how it’s cleaning up conversations it doesn’t like on its […]

DuckDuckGo uses Congress as advertisers

Concerns that your phone is spying on you and sharing information with advertisers has led Congress to ban surveillance ads. DuckDuckGo He told lawmakers on Tuesday. Search engine competitor Google He backed a bill to stop ads targeting people based on personal data that the House Energy and Commerce Committee reviewed at a session Tuesday. […]