Google AdWords Certification Bug Says Valid Through December 31, 1969

Sep 21, 2016 - 7:50 am 8 by
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Many Google AdWords professionals who are taking the AdWords exam to become certified as a Google AdWords partner are getting confirmations that their certificate expired over 46 years ago, specifically on December 31, 1969. The December 31, 1969 bug is a typical coding date bug, so no need to worry, it is a bug.

Here is a screen shot of the notification people get when they view their partner profile and check their status of their AdWords certification:

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It reads, "Congratulations! You're AdWords certified. Your certification is valid through Dec 31, 1969."

Google responded to several folks on Twitter saying this is a bug the tech team is working on fixing:

So just wait it out, all will be fine.

Forum discussion at Twitter.


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