Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, blocked more than five million cryptocurrency-related ads last year, according to its ‘ad quality year in review 2018’ report, published on March 25. The report stated that though cryptocurrency as an asset class saw a bull run in 2018, Bing Ads decided to ban cryptocurrency content and blocked more than five million such ads because “there wasn't much regulatory oversight, and the pseudo-anonymity built into currencies like Bitcoin made cryptocurrency a prime target for fraudsters and scam artists”. Last May, Bing joined other internet giants by announcing it would ban cryptocurrency-related advertisements on its network by July 2018. The company then stated in an official post: “Because cryptocurrency and related products are not regulated, we have found them to present a possible elevated risk to our users with the potential for bad actors to participate in…
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