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Display Network Targeting USA But Getting NON-USA Traffic

     
10:54 pm on Jun 26, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Hey All,

Ok so I have about 20 Display Network ads running and they are set to USA only. After they were approved I started getting all kinds of clicks from Brazil, Mexico and several other countries.

I went in to the Campaign and told it to block every country except USA....even though it says if you target USA it will only show USA traffic.

I'm still getting some International traffic.

What gives you think?

I'm thinking these are coming from Youtube...
10:57 pm on June 26, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I do have the aggressive automation turned on for many of the ad groups btw
11:07 pm on June 26, 2018 (gmt 0)

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You should check out this thread: [webmasterworld.com...] similar issue for this user. There are some settings suggested near the bottom.
2:42 am on June 27, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Awesome thanks... great article. I was able to go in and block a few things and it made a difference.
9:56 pm on June 27, 2018 (gmt 0)

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"aggressive automation" = Google decides, regardless of your settings.