Fox News host Dan Bongino also received a Google Ads ban himself
The days after he is forever , Dan Bongino has also lost the ability to earn income from Google’s ads. On Friday, the Bongino . Report sent out a tweet suggesting that Google had revoked the expert’s AdSense account. Later that day, confirmed the suspension with Google. The company told Bongino’s website store that their AdSense was violated .
“We have strict publisher policies that explicitly prohibit misleading and harmful content about the COVID-19 pandemic and false statements about our election,” said the person. a Google spokesperson told Engadget. “When publishers repeatedly violate our policies, we will stop serving Google ads on their sites. Publishers can always appeal the decision after they have addressed any infringing content.”
Bogino’s YouTube ban was put in place by Google after the Fox News host tried to evade a previous suspension related to the platform . He posted a video on one of his accounts asking about the effectiveness of masks against the coronavirus. At that point, YouTube temporarily suspended Bogino. It then permanently banned him after he tried to post that same video to another channel, thus violating the platform’s terms of service.
In an episode of his podcast titled “I Dare on YouTube to Do This,” Bogino said that before his initial pause, he would continue to post videos of his claims to masks for until the company takes action. And while it appears he took the initiative to suggest that Google ban him in both cases, the loss of AdSense revenue is likely to hurt Bongino more than losing access to YouTube. On Twitter, co-founder of A nonprofit dedicated to combating misinformation in the digital advertising industry, Gateway Pundit, a website that spreads COVID-19 and election misinformation, has lost $1.1 million is the annual revenue after Google revokes its AdSense account.
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