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how can an advertiser use a headline #1 ...

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I am wondering how an ad might pass the review team stating that they are #1 Electrician in San Jose (for example) when they have nothing to substantiate their claims.

How are these violations handled?

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Re: how can an advertiser use a headline #1 ...

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Google Employee

Hi Tim,

 

Thank you for posting on our Community forum. We have longstanding policies against ads, websites, and businesses that appear to be generally deceptive or misleading to our users. The primary concern of this space is our user’s safety. Per the User Safety Policy, we we do not allow businesses that we feel may pose a harm to our users.

If you or any other Advertisers notices unfair or violation of the Adwords policies (i.e, claiming #1 with no substantiated proof), you can need to file a complaint on this form https://support.google.com/adwords/contact/feedback. Each complaint will then be evaluated by our specialist team and appropriate action will be taken, if required.