Update to Political Content Policy (December 2020)

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In early December 2020, Google will update its Political content policy to include coverage for Taiwan election ads. This will include the following changes:

Election ads in Taiwan are ads that feature any of the following:

  • A political party, current elected officeholder or candidate for the office of President, Vice President, member of the Legislative Yuan or the following six municipal mayoral offices: Taipei City, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Taichung City, Tainan City and Kaohsiung City;

All advertisers running election ads in Taiwan must be verified by Google. Verification to run election ads in Taiwan will be available starting mid-November 2020. Information about verification requirements can be found here.


(Posted November 2020)

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