Google announced it would abolish 3.2 billion ads in 2017 alone for violating its online advertising policies in the fight against ad theft, malware and content scammers.
Jessica Stansfield, head of global product policy, said the top of the fraud-detected crimes included advertising and phishing scams.
"We blocked 79 million ads on our network last year because we were trying to send people to malware websites and removed 400,000 of these insecure websites, and we've got 66 million" trick-to-click "messages. Ads and 48 million ads that led users to install unwanted software, "Stansfield said in a press release.
To further protect real publishers, the company has announced it will remove 320,000 publishers from its ad network for violating publisher policies and blacklist nearly 90,000 sites and 700,000 mobile apps.
"More commonly, we see violations of our Scraping Content Policy, a type of policy violation that occurs when poor actors try to make money as quickly as possible by copying messages or content from other websites we have more than 1