Google Maps Doesn't Allow Negative Reviews From Current Or Former Employees

Dec 29, 2017 • 7:31 am | comments (10) by twitter | Filed Under Google Maps

Google now has updated their review guidelines to prohibit and disallow negative reviews from current or former employees.

The new section under "conflict of interest" reads:

Maps user contributed content is most valuable when it is honest and unbiased. The following practices are not allowed "posting negative content about a current or former employment experience."

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Joy Hawkins goes into more details about the change on Search Engine Land.

I guess this is a good thing, you don't want disgruntled employees airing your dirty laundry, right?

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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