Google is stepping up damage control after putting ads next to hate speech

Signal of change / Google is stepping up damage control after putting ads next to hate speech

By Gwyneth Marcelo / 24 Mar 2017

Google is stepping up damage control after putting ads next to hate speech

As hundreds of brands in the UK including HSBC, Toyota, and the British government pulled their ads, Google announced new tools that will let advertisers avoid displaying their messages next to hate speech on the platform. Google's chief business officer Philipp Schindler apologized in a blog post today, writing: "Recently, we had a number of cases where...



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