Month: March 2020

Google Maps Deletes Millions of Phony Business Listings and User Accounts

Google Maps Deletes Millions of Phony Business Listings and User Accounts

By Dan Ziffer / March 4, 2020 /

In 2019, Google dumped more than 3 million phony business listings, deleted 75 million fake reviews and shut down more than 150,000 user accounts on its popular Google Maps platform. These actions might seem aggressive, but many users and small business owners say they’re long overdue. Fake Listings Hurt Legitimate Local Businesses Fake ratings and…

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