Google Reveals Two Main Reasons for Content Removal from Search Engine Results

Web content creators generally tend to work really hard on the content they end up putting out there because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up allowing them to get to a point where they can generate revenue from said content. However, it is important to note that in a lot of instances content ends up getting removed from Google and the creators of this content usually want an explanation as to why this might have ended up happening.

Google has discussed two of the main reasons for content removal, and it appears that the first of these two reasons has to do with the law. If any kind of content is breaking the law or it's illegal in any way, shape or form, Google would be forced to remove it. This makes sense since no matter how big the tech company gets it will pretty much never be above the law, nor would such a thing be truly beneficial for society as a whole if you think about it.

The second reason would be if the content in question is somehow putting users at risk. This includes situations where the content is somehow promoting hatred against a minority or any group of people at all, as well as attempts to disseminate propaganda and the like. As long as your content doesn’t fall into these two categories, and chances are that it doesn’t, you don’t really need to worry about Google removing it at all.

The removal policy might change from region to region, however, since Google operates in many different countries around the world and many of them have different kinds of laws all of which Google would need to adhere to in order to continue operations.

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