Google has a team of over 1,000 people simply to find crappy web ads

Google has a team of over 1,000 people just to find crappy web ads

Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads

Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads

Theres nothing more annoying than reading a obliging article on the Internet, only to have it be interrupted by an annoying ad that altogether stymie your view. If youre especially unluckyand depending on the website you are onyou may even come across pop-ups that either carry malware or publicize products that dont even exist. Dont fret though, Googles got you encompassed, and its got you covered by a lot .

According to a blog post, Google took down 780 million bad ads last year and were able to do so successfully, thanks to a staff of over a thousand people dedicated exclusively to extinguishing vexing advertisements from mobile apps and web browsers.

Through a combination of computer algorithms and people at Google reviewing ads, were able to block the vast majority of these bad ads before they ever get presented, wrote Sridhar Ramaswamy, Google SVP for ads and commerce.

Some examples of ads that were disabled include those peddling counterfeit merchandise, pharmaceuticals that have not been FD-Aapproved, weight loss swindles, and unwanted software as well as those that lead to phishing sites and ones that are designed to look like legitimate system warns that trick users into clicking them.

Additionally, the team has also worked on a few useful tools that lets Google users mute ads permanently and customize their ad experience through a newly improved Ads Settings page.

Given the massive amount of pop-ups littering the Internet, the number of people it takes to shut them all down is not that astonishing. In fact, if Google can please hire more of these heroes, the very best it would be for everyone.

H/ T Google Official Blog | Illustration by Max Fleishman

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Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads
Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads
Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads
Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads
Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads

Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads

Google Has A Team Of Over 1,000 People Simply To Find Crappy Web Ads

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