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  • Google and Facebook ban fake news sites from their advertising networks

    Google and Facebook ban fake news sites from their advertising networks

    While it would have been nice to tackle this issue before the election, Google and Facebook are finally taking a tiny step in order to fight back against fake news. According to multiple statements, both companies have updated their policies to ban fake news sites from using Facebook’s and Google’s advertising networks. With the U.S. election, fake news became incredibly popular… Read More

  • Google AdSense Publishers Must Now Obtain EU Visitors’ Consent Before Collecting Data

    Google AdSense Publishers Must Now Obtain EU Visitors’ Consent Before Collecting Data

    Google has announced a change to its user consent policy which will affect website publishers using Google products and services, including Google AdSense, DoubleClick for Publishers and DoubleClick Ad Exchange, as well as whose sites or apps have visitors arriving from the European Union. Under the new policy, publishers will have to obtain EU end users’ consent before storing or… Read More

  • Google Denies Shady Claim That AdSense Robbed Publishers

    Google Denies Shady Claim That AdSense Robbed Publishers

    An alleged former Google employee has anonymously published unconfirmed allegations that AdSense purposefully banned publishers right before their periodic payout so it could keep their ad revenue. But Google denies this as “a complete fiction”, and based on our examination of the report, the allegations look false. There may have been mechanisms in place to prevent scamming… Read More

  • Google Launches New Ad Unit For Responsive Sites

    Google Launches New Ad Unit For Responsive Sites

    Google today launched a new responsive AdSense unit in beta that is specifically designed to run on sites that automatically adapt to different screen sizes. Now that responsive design has moved from being just a buzzword to something many web designers are actually putting into practice, being able to control how ads appear on these sites has become a more pressing issue for developers and… Read More

  • IncrediMail Inks New Two Year Deal With Google, But Are They Too Dependent?

    IncrediMail, an Israel-based, NASDAQ-listed company that develops email clients and desktop software, has inked a new 2-year agreement with Google, which will go into effect January 1, 2011. This is good news for the software company – the partnership between the two firms is quite crucial for IncrediMail’s bottom line. The relationship between Incredimail and Google has always been… Read More

  • Google AdSense Rolls Out New UI; Now Used By 2 Million Publishers

    Google AdSense, the search giant’s ad serving application, is unleashing a brand new interface for its 2 million publishers. The AdSense interface is how publishers set up, manage, optimize and see reports on the ads on their sites. AdSense actually has two products: one is AdSense for Content, which allows publishers to generate revenue from ads placed alongside their content. The other… Read More

  • Revealed: Google Keeps Less Than Half Of AdSense Revenue

    Google has (finally) released its revenue share breakdown for AdSense. Publishers apparently earn a 68% revenue share worldwide, meaning Google pays 68% of the revenue that they collect from advertisers. Since launching AdSense for Content in 2003, this revenue share has never changed. For Search, partners see a 51% revenue share for the search ads that appear through their site. Read More

  • In India, Facebook Uses Google AdWords To Leapfrog Orkut

    Different territories demand different marketing approaches. Google, for instance, has been spotted taking the unusual route of promoting their search engine and Chrome browser with print advertising campaigns in India and The Netherlands, respectively. And now a reader informs us that Facebook is buying Google ads on the search giant’s India portal ( You can see some… Read More

  • Google's 2009 Holiday Gift To Ad Partners: $20 Million To Charity

    Each year, Google sends out gifts to its users of its AdSense and AdWords products. Typically, these gifts are only given to the “high-rollers” on each in early December. But this year, these gifts were nowhere to be found, and it appears that today has revealed the reason. It looks like Google has sent out a message to all AdSense and AdWords partners letting them know that… Read More

  • Smartphones Get Bigger Ads From Google

    There’s no doubt high-end mobile devices like the iPhone, Palm Pre or Android-powered phones will continue to increase in popularity in the years to come. With these smartphones boasting full HTML browsers, it’s only natural for Google to pitch its omnipresent AdSense product to mobile publishers in the same way they’ve been promoting AdSense for regular website monetization… Read More

  • LiveJournal Users Can Now Make Money With Google AdSense, If They Pay Up First

    It’s notoriously hard for bloggers with a limited audience to monetize the traffic generated by the content they self-publish, and LiveJournal users are no exception. Now LiveJournal has added a program dubbed ‘Your Journal – Your Money’ which should help users monetize their blogs or journals using Google AdSense. Important caveat: only users with paid accounts are… Read More

  • High Payouts From Microsoft PubCenter May Be Too Good To Be True

    Last week, Microsoft officially opened up PubCenter to the masses, allowing anyone to sign up for the ad program. We’ve written about how Microsoft’s PubCenter, a self-serve third-party ad publishers platform through AdCenter, was doing well with private beta testers over the past year, with PubCenter paying significantly more than competitors Google AdSense and Yahoo Publisher… Read More

  • AdSense For Domains Now Available For All US Publishers

    Any US publisher with a domain name he or she isn’t using (yet) can now squeeze a couple of extra dollars out of it by using Google AdSense For Domains, another way for the search giant to make more money from online real estate and give some of it back to people with parked domains. The company is opening up to ‘English-language AdSense publishers located in North America’… Read More

  • Google Adds Adsense to Mobile

    It is everywhere… advertising, and escaping ads and marketing campaigns might just get a little harder. But this isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Because, while Google may not have invented online advertising, its efforts certainly brought ads to sites that wouldn’t have otherwise been able to sell any sort of banner ads or generate other forms of revenue. Now the mobile Web… Read More