Please, Google - Stop those annoying phone calls - the truth

Not all phone calls from people claiming to be associated with Google are legitimate. 

The only noes you may receive a phone call from Google to verify your business  (probably after you requested verification) or to confirm business details for Google Maps, or a call from a Google account manager, following up, one whom you’ve spoken with before.

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Google does NOT:

  • charge for inclusion in Google My Business or in Google Search.
  • offer to improve your search ranking or manage your business’s online profile.
  • ask you for your password or verification code. You should never provide sensitive information about your account (like your password and verification code) to a caller.

If you receive a robocall—a call placed with a recorded voice—for any of the above reasons, it is not from Google. The Federal Trade Commission has established a Robocalls resources website with additional information about robocalls and steps you can take if you receive one.

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