Google recently penalised several small and large news publishers with manual actions for Discover and Google News violations.
Last year, Google introduced guidelines around manual actions for Google Discover and Google News. As a follow-up, the search engine giant recently penalised numerous news publishers with manual actions.
These publishers were penalised for various News and Discovery policy violations including publishing misleading content, medical content and manipulated content. The article suggests that publishers should not ignore Discover and Google News policy warnings. Though these manual actions would not impact web search, they can impact Google Discover and Google News.
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