Author: Bryan McDonald

  • ExoClick updates its Advertiser guide to Google restrictions

    Introduction Recently, Google has added more advertising restrictions labelled as “Abusive Experiences.” These are in addition to the previous restrictions that were implemented in Chrome version 64 back in January 2018. With the release of Chrome version 71 (4 December 2018) all restricted ads will be blocked by Google. If publisher websites display any of the ad creatives/ad formats considered as “Abusive”, Google will penalise these websites. More and more... Read More

  • Google to mark HTTP webpages as “not secure”

    From the 1st of July 2018 Google will begin marking all HTTP websites and webpages as "not secure". This change will coincide with the release of their updated browser, Chrome 68. The marking will appear within the URL browser navigation bar at the top and will look like this: You can find additional information on Googles security blog article here: So what will this mean? Google has been actively leading the market... Read More

  • How Google’s new restrictions affect you as an Advertiser

    Recently, Google released a new set of restrictions called "Abusive Ad Experience" that come into effect from 23rd January paired with the launch of Chrome version 64. Google will now consider as an "Abusive Ad Experience" ads which: Auto-redirect the page without user action Resemble system or site warnings or error messages Simulate messages, dialog boxes or request notifications Depict features which do not work Display a “close” button that... Read More