Well I went and did it. The thing I had always hoped I would never accidentally do- I was trying to click on my link in a hub - and accidentally moved and clicked the mouse right on an ad!! I clicked out right away.....AGGHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have done that a couple of times, Google just didnt verify payment is all , didnt count it, I would think if you did it consistanly then it would be a problem
The Black Helicopters should be hovering over your roof soon !
Oh I hope it will be ok Dorsi. I'm not really sure how it works with one click I am sure there will be some-one here soon to help out.
Don't worry about accidents. GOOGLE looks at continuous abuses of clicks. One instant where an accident happens and repeated offenses are obvious.
But, a singular click from your own action will not get your account suspended.
Just to let you know.
Yep, you're FINE, Dorsi.
It may have happened on Hubpages' share of the impressions, too, which wouldn't be so bad for you either.
(I'm pretty well sure the only way people get suspended off of Hubpages is either by pissin' off picture gallery posters or violating Adsense ToS, anyway. )
I've done that a couple of times, but nothing has come of it.
No worries, we've all done it. I have. Just don't do it again, that's all.
Just keep an eye out for any black vans with tinted windows pulling up outside your house.
If you see some scrawny nerds emerging swinging mice around thier heads and practicing with their keyboard nunchucks you know you are in trouble, how dare you accidentally click a google ad
AH thanks you guys. You all made me feel better,and laugh too. Now I can go to sleep...lol
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