Does having an ad-blocker on your browser nullify any profits from those ads? I'd disabled mine for Hubpages as soon as I thought of it, just in case.
I don't think it effects your earnings. I have heard of some hubbers use add blocker to keep from accidentally clicking thier own ads.
Oh, to clairify, I meant to ask this: If I have an ad-blocker on, and view someone's hub, do they get money?
Good question, Jordan Hake!
They do not. They get money based on ad impressions, and if no impressions are had (due to ad blockers), no money is paid.
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