Tag: google

  • Google
    Blockchain

    Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Receives Proposition from Google

    According to a tweet from the Vitalik Buterin, founder of the world’s second largest cryptocurrency Ethereum, Google has approached him to see if he wants to help with a cryptocurrency/blockchain project. Buterin Considering Move to Google? In a now deleted tweet, Vitalik Buterin, the Russian-born programmer and a...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 22, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • ban ad
    Industry

    Online Ad Ban: May Help Weed out Bad Actors, But Is a Blanket Ban Necessary?

    Over the past few months it’s becoming increasingly difficult for crypto startups to advertise their products and services on the internet. This began in January when Facebook announced it was banning ads that are “frequently associated with misleading or deceptive practices,” including initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Soon, other platforms...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 4, 2018 | 11:45 pm
  • chrome
    Altcoins

    Cryptocurrency Mining Extensions Banned From Chrome Web Store

    Google have decided to take action against the recent rise in cases of cryptojacking. They announced today that they will no longer allow Chrome extensions that mine cryptocurrency. Blanket Ban on Crypto Mining Extensions The web giant stated that new submissions of extensions for their Chrome browser that...

    Rick D. | April 2, 2018 | 7:58 pm
  • ICO

    Massachusetts Regulators Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five Firms Offering ICOs

    The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Securities Division has stopped five firms — Mattervest, Pink Ribbon, Across Platforms, Sparkco, and 18moons — from conducting initial coin offerings (ICOs) for cryptocurrencies. William Galvin, the state’s top securities regulator, has ordered the firms to stop the sale of the “unregistered...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 28, 2018 | 10:07 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Twitter Joins Facebook and Google in Banning Crypto Advertising

    The global social media platform Twitter has announced today that it will no longer allow advertising for certain cryptocurrency products and services. The news follows similar moves from other internet giants Google and Facebook. The hope is that such bans will help to protect vulnerable investors from deceptive...

    Rick D. | March 26, 2018 | 8:07 pm
  • twitter
    Industry

    According to Unverified Reports, Twitter Is Following Facebook and Google in Banning Crypto-Related Ads

    Twitter may soon join Facebook and Google in cracking down on ads for cryptocurrency-related products, according to Sky News. The claims (not yet verified by Twitter) are that the social network will institute a worldwide ban against ads for initial coin offerings (ICOs), cryptocurrency wallets, and token sales within the next two weeks....

    Thomas Delahunty | March 18, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • google
    ICO

    Google’s Ad Ban a Good Thing for Top Cryptocurrencies

    The markets reacted very badly to Google’s announcement that it was going to ban all cryptocurrency advertising. Over $60 billion was shed in less than 24 hours and most altcoins lost over 20% of their value. Panic selling still gripped a large number of inexperienced traders and the...

    Martin Young | March 16, 2018 | 7:00 am
  • twitter
    Uncategorized

    Will Twitter Be Next to Ban Crypto-Related Ads?

    According to Google’s annual “trust and safety” ads report, the company will crack down on cryptocurrency-related advertising in the coming months. This move comes after Facebook announced its decision to ban cryptocurrency-related ads in January of this year. In a blog post, the internet giant said that many companies...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 14, 2018 | 11:30 pm
  • google
    Industry

    Google to Remove All Cryptocurrency Advertisements in July

    The cryptocurrency industry continues to fight an uphill battle on all fronts. Facebook officially banned ICO advertisements earlier this year. Google is now doing the same, but they are removing any advertisements related to cryptocurrency in general. This is a rather worrisome development that may hurt cryptocurrency’s chances...

    JP Buntinx | March 14, 2018 | 10:30 am

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