Google AdSense rules state that, for obvious reasons, you're not allowed to click on your own ads. But does anyone know if there's an "accidents happen" clause? Sooner or later, you will accidentally click on an ad. Would Google ban you for that?
No, an accidental click here and there won't cause alarms with Google. What they're guarding against is intentional, fraudulent clicks. If you click an ad from your home computer, you'll see the click register in your account, but the amount will be zero. Google knows your IP and cancels clicks coming from that computer.
The Adsense terms & conditions do state that they allow for 'accidental' clicks whilst editing your site/pages and they also allow impressions from where you are testing/previewing your pages. Nothing to worry about, although Adsense have stopped serving ads on one of my blogs because they claim the blog is against their terms & conditions... which it isn't!
by SPomposello 7 years ago
I was reading that Google will know if you clicked one of your ads from a different computer with a different IP address. For example, you go to work and go to one of your articles on your work computer and click an ad. It's the same as going to an internet cafe and doing it there, basically. I...
by Holle Abee 6 years ago
I checked my Adsense earnings a little while ago, and I just checked them again. My earnings for the day for Google Adsense dropped more than $8 in a few minutes. Never seen that before! How the heck did that happen??
by Liz Elias 3 years ago
Yesterday I was showing my husband something in one of my articles, and he accidentally clicked on one of the ads on my page.I was not logged in to Hub Pages at the time, as I was showing him how to find my pages as any other member of the public would find them.Would this count against me, or...
by rancidTaste 9 years ago
How does Google AdSense pay for page impression? I amn't clear about that and so I ask it? Would you please help about that?Thanks
by leocbrito 8 years ago
Hello everyone!I'm having a little problem with my earnings here. I did everything right, following all the steps in the instructions about how to integrate my adsense account with the HubPages.Sometimes, in my earning's report, I see the hubpages appearing as it had a click, but it don't show it,...
by GreenTime 8 years ago
Hi,I have noticed that my analytics if showing good traffic to my hubs, but my adsense is not showing any clicks to my hubs ever since I started. I do not understand how I can have a decent amount of traffic and yet no clicks. Could I have adsense set up wrong with hubpages? ...
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