The news this quarter has been flooded with one topic: the COVID-19 virus – and rightly so. It’s affecting nearly every industry (some positively, but most negatively), and nearly everyone across the globe.
In this round-up, we’ll look at one update related to the coronavirus, but after that we will give you a break. We talked about the coronavirus’ impact on ecommerce on our blog this month — so if you want to get more in-depth then head over there.
For this round-up though, let’s see what going on with Amazon, Pinterest, and Google.
1. Facemask Ads Banned Globally on Google
In the wake of false information surrounding COVID-19, many sellers wrongly tried to profit off the hysteria. In response, Google banned all ads for facemasks globally. Even if retailers sold “dust masks” before the virus started, their ads will also be paused.