|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|
I hope that you will forgive me in the sense that I probably already know the answer to this question but when it comes to Google Adsense, who among us who use it can afford to take a chance of getting banned given the extremely strict policies!
My point is very simple:
Today I came across a Hub which featured a Google Ad which I desperately wanted to click on because it was of great interest to me. Clearly, it was not my Hub and to be perfectly honest I had never even heard of the Hub author before. Then I stopped...
Because I was signed in to Hub Pages, would Google perhaps have thought it was some sort of collaborative ploy and sanctioned both the other Hubber and me?
I know this is probably paranoia and I am sorry but is that not the way the Web is going?
Essentially, all I want to know is whether it is OK to click on another Hubber's featured ads that we may find of genuine interest while signed in to Hub Pages?
Thanks for any and all replies,
Actually I have wondered this too. Especially when I am reading a hub with something on it I am really keen on I have wondered whether it is safe to click as well.
I have refrained as I don't ever want to do anything that may jeopordise my adsense account.
I think it's a good habit to not click ads. Rather be safe than sorry.
Right click on the ad and do Copy Link Location (or whatever it is in your browser of choice).
Then paste the URL into a notepad document.
You'll see all the tracking stuff at the start, you should quite easily be able to figure out which bit is the URL destination.
Then copy and paste that into your browser address bar.
This is what a link looks like (I changed some details so as not to get anyone in trouble if someone ever clicks it)
http://gooogleads.g.doublecluck.net/acl … s&nm=2
EDIT: You'll have to mouse over and look at the address in the bottom left of your browser window. Even if it manages to fit. But you'll of course see it in notepad when you paste it.
And the bit after url= is the target URL:
That's the bit you'd visit without it being an Adsense ad.
Sometimes I just open another browser window and Google what the ad said that caught my attention and find it that way too.
I won't click on anyone's ads for that same fear.
by luisj3055 years ago
Although I do not have many hubs I put them together the best I can.But now having a couple of thousand views combined, I am thinking I have to be doing something wrong. Recently I have become more involved / active on...
by peachpower5 years ago
I have looked and looked for this answer, and I'm pretty sure that the only thing I'm doing is making myself crazy.What I would like to know is this: when I (or anyone else) has signed up for the AdSense program, does...
by Pamela Lipscomb5 years ago
I was kind of frustrated with my earning for a while. Since last Feb as a matter of fact. Last month I decided to block Google certified ads and my earnings a up 100 last month. I would be really...
by Earl Noah Bernsby4 years ago
Let me apologize in advance for being dense, but: Is there a way to target which AdSense ads appear on Hubs? The ads that Google has been showing within my articles rarely match up with the subject I am writing...
by sasta102 years ago
Hi, what was you maximum earning with HubPages Ad Program in a month (not google adsense)? Is it possible to make much money with this program? Thanks.
by kev87 years ago
Hi alex, I have a question regarding google adsense and how to increase your income per click.I have been reading your stuff about google adsense for awhile and find it very useful,thanks. Just wondering if you could...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.