Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups

A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortions Google changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for the new policy update. The advertisers must get certified by submitting an application that requires basic information about the organization. Depending on how youre certified, Google will automatically generate one of the following in-ad disclosures for your abortion product or service ads: Provides abortions or Does not provide abortions, the new policy reads. The disclosures will show on all search ad formats. This added transparency will help ensure that users have the necessary information to decide which abortion-related ads are most relevant to them. The policy change comes after Obria Group ran ads …

Pixel 3a review: the peoples Google phone?

Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Googles latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firms fantastic camera and software for less than 400, cutting a few corners on the way. The pitch for the Pixel 3a is simple: everything that made the Samsungs Galaxy S10+ or Honor View 20, one of its main rivals. Overall the Pixel 3a feels well made and fairly sturdy, if not quite as premium as similarly priced metal and glass rivals. When most people will put it in a case, that point is likely moot. Specifications Screen: 5.6in FHD+ OLED (441ppi) Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 RAM: 4GB of RAM Storage: 64GB Operating system: Android 9.0 Pie …