You Should Not Monetize These 5 Types of Contents with Google AdSense Part 2
In the previous article, we have discussed the 5 types of Ad Contents that are prohibited by Google AdSense. Unsurprisingly, there are more types of ad contents that are not in line with Google’s rules & regulations.
These 5 other types of ad contents are important to take note, as more often than not, there are still publishers who have unintentionally earned themselves “policy violations” affecting the performance of their website as well as advertising revenue received due to the lack of knowledge regarding Google’s rules, regulations and policies.
You would not want to be one of them would you? Keep reading to find out 5 other types of ad contents that you should not monetize with Google AdSense.
1. Misleading content
Misleading content is one of the types of content that is prohibited by Google. This type of content involves a content that contains information that is not clear, provides false statements, and is deceptive. Google doesn’t want its users to use misleading information as means to earn ad revenue. Examples of misleading content include fake news, disinformation, false claims, and misuse of company logos.
2. Contents Containing Malicious or Unwanted Software
Contents containing malicious or unwanted software is also prohibited by Google as it is considered to be able to expose users to damage in their computer network and devices. Google prioritizes safety and wants to protect their users from this dangerous practice. Examples of malicious softwares include computer viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, and so on.
3. Sexually explicit content
Google will not allow you to monetize ads that contain sexually explicit content as it is considered to be vulgar. This type of content includes text, images, audio, video, pornographic cartoons, and prostitution. Google prohibits this because it is considered inappropriate and unjust for someone to be making money out of sexually explicit content that is easily accessible to anyone.
4. Adult themes in family content
Some publishers create content with adult themes and information, even though the content is intended for families and children. These types of content are often monetized even with prohibition by Google. Google prohibits monetization of ad
contents that is made to appear appropriate for a family audience, but contains adult themes including sex, violence, or other depictions of children or popular children’s characters that are unsuitable for a general audience.
5. Content Containing Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Content that contains child sexual abuse and exploitation is stricly prohibited by Google AdSense. Google wants its users to be protected safely while surfing the internet. Moreover, Google is also widely accessed by minors. Therefore, ads that contain this type of content will be prohibited from being monetized by Google.
This concludes the 5 other types of ad content that you should not monetize with Google Adsense. As a publisher, you should avoid being exposed to issues of violating Google AdSense rules and policies. Always follow the rules from Google, including not embedding Google AdSense ad code on the aforementioned content.
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Source from Google Support