Google mentioned beginning in June 2023, the Google Service provider Middle coverage will cease disallowing the itemizing of COVID-19-related phrases for Google Purchasing Advertisements and free listings. That is an replace to the Google Service provider Middle Delicate occasions coverage.
Google wrote, “In June 2023, we can be eradicating restrictions on coronavirus (COVID-19) associated content material beneath our Delicate occasions coverage.” “Purchasing advertisements and free listings that include COVID-19 associated phrases will now not be restricted, and approval through LegitScript or Mission N95 will now not be required,” Google added.
This contains Purchasing advertisements and free listings for sure varieties of face masks, vaccines, and different COVID-19 associated merchandise.
I imagine this was added to the coverage again in July 2020, a number of months after COVID-19 was declared public well being emergency.
Google mentioned, “content material associated to COVID-19 will proceed to be topic to all different Purchasing insurance policies, prohibiting content material that’s dangerous to customers and the general buying ecosystem, together with the Misrepresentation coverage.”
You may see the total timeline of those Service provider Middle coverage adjustments over right here.
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