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    Fake News Ad on The Forum home page

    Today there is a fake news ad on The Forum home page stating that Elon Musk has quite Tesla to start a bitcoin venture.
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    Anyone logged in won't get any ads. As a result I don't get to see them myself.

    Thanks for bringing this to my attention. Do you suggest I should block ads from that website for misleading advertising?

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    Hi Dave - bad ads, clickbait and fake news on your site have a detrimental effect on reputation and credibility. Either of these could dissuade people from registering. There are other fake news articles at the bottom too - utter nonsense. I think it's a good idea to look into filtering the ads so that the aforementioned categories are not displayed and you can still make a bit of money from genuine advertisers.

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    There was a time when you could rely on Google Adsense not to publish anything that was harmful to the site's reputation without any particular tweaking.

    Perhaps not anymore...

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