Google Ads Introduces New Policies for Government Documents & Services

Google | March 21, 2020

Google Ads Introduces New Policies for Government Documents & Services
Google Ads has new policies, going into effect in May, on advertising government documents and official services. Government documents and official services now fall under the ‘other restricted businesses’ policy, which means Google will no longer show ads for them. As stated by Google, this policy applies to the government itself and companies that provide products and services on the government’s behalf.

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The widespread destruction of buildings along the Gulf Coast as a result of Hurricane Katrina has spurred a huge demand for temporary housing in Mississippi and Louisiana. As of August 25, 2006, 121, 922 travel trailers and mobile homes served as temporary housing for Hurricane Katrina victims.Of the total, 112,108 or slightly under 92% of these units were travel trailers. An undetermined number of units were park model trailers, with industry estimates of approximately 2,000 units purchased

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The widespread destruction of buildings along the Gulf Coast as a result of Hurricane Katrina has spurred a huge demand for temporary housing in Mississippi and Louisiana. As of August 25, 2006, 121, 922 travel trailers and mobile homes served as temporary housing for Hurricane Katrina victims.Of the total, 112,108 or slightly under 92% of these units were travel trailers. An undetermined number of units were park model trailers, with industry estimates of approximately 2,000 units purchased

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