Chrome to Block All Ads on Sites Providing Abusive Experiences Starting December

Google announced that starting with December 2018 the Chrome 71 web browser will remove all ads on websites with persistent abusive experiences.

As detailed by Vivek Sekhar, Google Product Manager, "Site owners will have a 30 day window to fix experiences flagged by the Report before Chrome removes ads."

The abusive ad experiences Google Chrome will take into consideration when deciding if all ads will be blocked for a given website include ads which mislead users to click buttons pretending to be "close" or system buttons.

A large portion of these misleading ads is used by crooks in scam and phishing campaigns to steal personal information from users who click on these types of ads.

Moreover, according to Sekhar, "Site owners can use the Abusive Experiences Report in their Google Search Console to see if their site contains any of these abusive experiences that need to be correct... (read more)

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