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Google steps up its game: 5.5 billion dodgy ads blocked

Google's use of generative AI in 2023 led to the blocking of 5.5 billion harmful ads, enhancing safety for users and advertisers alike.

In an era where the digital landscape is both a battlefield and a playground, Google's latest Ad Safety Report offers hope for those seeking a safer internet. With a pioneering use of generative AI, Google has set a new standard in ad safety and provided a transparent look into the efforts being made to protect users, advertisers, and publishers alike.

A groundbreaking year for ad safety

2023 was a year marked by significant advancements in ad safety, thanks to Google's innovative use of generative AI. By integrating its AI tool, , with traditional models, Google has enhanced its ability to detect and prevent ad policy violations. This fusion of technology has led to over 90% of publisher page enforcement relying on these advanced models, showcasing a tech-driven approach to maintaining a safe advertising ecosystem.

The numbers speak for themselves, with an impressive 5.5 billion ads deemed harmful being blocked and a further 6.9 billion ads restricted across various sensitive content areas. These efforts underline Google's commitment to creating a digital environment where users can browse confidently, free from scams, fraud, and misleading information.

Tackling scams and ensuring election integrity

With the digital sphere often mirroring the complexities of the natural world, scams and fraud have inevitably found their way online, posing a significant threat to the integrity of digital advertising. In response, Google has introduced robust measures, such as the Limited Ads Serving policy and an updated misrepresentation policy, aimed at curtailing the activities of unscrupulous advertisers and ensuring that only trustworthy ads reach users.

Google's commitment to election integrity remains steadfast as the political climate heats up. Through stringent identity verification, transparency requirements, and targeted ad restrictions, Google plays a crucial role in ensuring that political advertising is transparent and responsible, fostering an informed and trustworthy digital electoral process.

Enforcing publisher policies for a cleaner web

Beyond ad safety, Google has also focused its efforts on policing the content of publishers seeking to monetize their platforms. In 2023 alone, action was taken against over 2 billion pages, targeting content that violates Google's stringent content policies. This action reflects Google's broader commitment to not just ad safety but to ensuring the overall quality and safety of content on the web.

In conclusion, as we navigate through the evolving digital landscape, Google's pioneering use of generative AI in ad safety heralds a new era of internet safety. By staying ahead of the curve in detecting and preventing harmful content, Google is not just protecting its platforms but setting a benchmark for the industry at large.

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Gabriela Gavrailova
Gabriela Gavrailova
Gabriela is a freelance news editor at Tech Edition, where she writes about technology and often does listicles and product reviews. Based in Austria, Gabriela is a person with many and diverse hobbies. If you don't find her reading a book at home or baking something, she will probably be out hiking or taking some classes to learn a new skill.

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