Google Marketing Team Admits Keyword Blocking of 'Coronavirus' Was Too Broad

Advertising and search giant pledges to spend $100 million in marketing dollars with news organizations

Google’s marketing team conceded today that it had been “too conservative” in including “coronavirus” on its list of blocked terms earlier this year as the Covid-19 pandemic spread. The $1 trillion company pledged to spend $100 million in advertising to support news organizations this year.