Pokemon Go players banned for cheating

In a blog post, Niantic said it issued sanctions to players across three games - Pokemon Go, Ingress, and Harry Potter Wizards Unite.

It said since 2020, more than 20% of those were permanent bans.

"We have made a commitment with all of our players towards promoting fair gameplay...and improving transparency with our players," the creator wrote.

The three popular games all use augmented reality to combine gaming with the real world.

How does the cheating work?

What counts as 'cheating' in the digital age?

He was searching for other women online, she said. Yet Michael claimed that he hadn't done anything wrong and that he would never cheat on his wife.

When I began asking the couple more questions, it became clear that Michael had not been seeking a new partner. Instead, he'd been Googling some of his exes and looking them up on social media but hadn't reached out to them.