Noir Nation has won a victory over the Google algorithm. A human AdWords specialist at Google determined that we were not in violation. No reason was given, yet it seems that our initial suspicion was correct: the SYSTEM determined we were in violation of Google policy. Google has reinstated our account, but we missed a couple peak weeks of advertising and possibly sales due to the "mistake".
In The Castle, Franz Kafka wrote about the faceless system. You don't get much more…Continue
Added by Noir Nation on September 27, 2011 at 1:33am — No Comments
Anyone had this rather kafkaesque experience with Google's authoritarian algorithms? We had a Google ad, then took it down to update it, then got a reply that contained this:
"It has come to our attention that your Google AdWords account does not comply with our Terms of Service and Advertising Policies. As a result, your account and any related accounts have been suspended, and your ads will no longer run on Google.Please be aware that you are prohibited from possessing or…
Added by Noir Nation on September 22, 2011 at 8:49pm — No Comments