“Given the events of the past week, we will expand our sensitive event policy enforcement to temporarily pause all political ads in addition to any ads referencing impeachment, the inauguration, or protests at the US Capitol,” the company said in an emailed statement.
It’ll apply to ads running through Google Ads, DV360, YouTube and AdX Authorized Buyer. The search giant previouslyafter the November election to limit the spread of misinformation, but that restriction was .
On Tuesday, Google-owned YouTubefor at least a week, citing an “ongoing potential for violence.”
Tech companies are taking steps to curb any further incidents after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol as lawmakers voted to confirm Biden’s election victory. TwitterTrump, while Facebook the president’s account.