Google Bans Cryptocurrency Related Ads

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Related Ads

March 14th, 2018

Google has just announced that as of June 2018, advertisers will no longer be able to serve ads on their advertising platform that have anything to do with cryptocurrency.

This move comes weeks after Facebook has done the same thing and is most likely a result of pressure from the FBI.

The future of advertising for cryptocurrency is uncertain as the biggest advertising platforms have banned cryptocurrency ads. While there are many legitimate cryptocurrency advertisers using Google's platform, there are many that are using AdWords to advertise ICO scams.

You can read more about the update to their advertising platform here, which also includes restrictions on other financial services.