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Marks & Spencer removes YouTube ads citing offensive accompanying content

Bloomberg 03/20/2017

Marks & Spencer has pulled its Google network advertising over concerns that its ads on YouTube are being positioned alongside material that gives exposure to terrorist and anti-semitic views. In an apology to the company and other advertisers voicing similar concerns, Google’s president for business and operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa said, “We have a review underway on how to improve, which has been going on for some time, and we’re accelerating that review.”

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