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Author Topic: What kind of threads are being penalized?  (Read 917 times)

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Re: What kind of threads are being penalized?
« Reply #45 on: August 06, 2019, 10:12:08 PM »
Check your PM.  Link has been sent.

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Re: What kind of threads are being penalized?
« Reply #46 on: August 09, 2019, 09:06:40 AM »
Done.

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Re: What kind of threads are being penalized?
« Reply #47 on: August 14, 2019, 08:39:58 PM »
One of our primary ad networks is Google Adsense and this is the policy violation notification that we received on July 6, 2019.

In the last 24 hours:

New violations were detected. As a result, ad serving has been restricted or disabled on pages where these violations of the AdSense Program Policies were found. To resolve the issues, you can either remove the violating content and request a review, or remove the ad code from the violating pages.


When I checked the link to the offending page, I got a message that "No violations were found".

Once we were warned about "sexual content"  on a page that had a photo of Serena Williams in her cat suit.

Thus our reference to "cultural conflict".

It has been suggested that the algorithms of the AI bots are biased, resulting in an inconsistency in interpretation.

We need to develop an alternative source of revenue.

The conflict between warnings and notifications that "no violations were found" can be very frustrating. :shrug:

My website urbanbellemag.com received a similar message a week ago. Their excuse was 'Invalid traffic." It really seems Google is trying to remove black sites from AdSense.

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Re: What kind of threads are being penalized?
« Reply #48 on: August 15, 2019, 11:52:20 AM »
Should we boycott white businesses that use Adsense?
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