Google Resumes Political Advertising Following Insurrection Pause

The tech giant stopped such ads in mid-January

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Starting Wednesday, Google will lift its "sensitive events" policy and allow political ads again. Google, Getty Images

Nearly two months after the insurrection at the United States Capitol, Google informed advertisers it will resume political advertising. The company had paused such ads following the siege under its “sensitive event” policy on Jan. 13.

@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.