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Google launches complaint form to report fake info in Maps

Search Engine Land: “Marissa Nordahl, a Google My Business Community Manager announced that Google launched a new form named the Business Redressal Complaint Form that will allow searchers and users to “report fraudulent activity relating to businesses Google Maps,” she said. The form is designed to help Google tackle some of the serious issues around bad and fraudulent information on Google Maps. Google said you should use the form if “you come across misleading information or fraudulent activity on Google Maps related to the name, phone number, or URL of a business, you may use this form to submit a complaint.”

  • The form. It can be accessed over here and asks specifically for name, email, entity impacted, type of content impacted, public URL, screenshot, and then a description box to explain the issue. Here is a screenshot of the form in its current state (click to enlarge it)…”

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