Google To Ban Ads Promoting Websites, Apps That Create Deepfake Porn

Effective this May.

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Google will soon begin prohibiting ads that promote websites and/or apps that create deepfake pornography.

Engadget reports that Google’s Inappropriate Content Policy now specifies that it will suspend advertisers from promoting websites, services and apps that fabricate deepfake porn, share instructions on how to generate it and endorse or compare different deepfake porn creators. The new policy will be implemented on May 30, allowing current advertisers to pull any ads that my be violating the rule.

This adds on to Google’s previous policy that prohibits Shopping ads that promote services that “generate, distribute, or store synthetic sexually explicit content or synthetic content containing nudity,” including tutorials on how to create deepfake porn and the actual services.

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