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
I must admit to having clicked on one once. It looked so interesting that I could not resist, and had clicked on it before I remembered I was on my own hub page. OMG! Oops...
by Justin Aptaker 6 years ago
I just accidentally clicked on an ad in my own hub! Will Google Adsense ban me for one click?!I'm a little bit freaked out right now. I accidentally clicked on an adsense link in my own hub. Would Google ban me for that one mistake? Have other Hubbers done this by accident and their accounts been...
by borge_009 8 years ago
What would I do? I accidentally clicked one of the ads when I was editing something. I did not clicked in intentionally.
by David 4 years ago
I just clicked one of my own ads by accident. Has anyone ever done this? Do you know if I will get an instant ban or is there a degree of tolerance to this? Surely it happens occasionally to many people. Am a bit worried about it. Thanks.
by Karen Kay 4 years ago
At least three times in the last couple of days, I have accidentally clicked on my own ad a the top of my pages. I'll be looking at a published page, and then trying to navigate back to my account by clicking on the link on the top right - where you see your username with a drop down - for which...
by Ghost32 9 years ago
I accidentally clicked on one of the ads on a Hub of my own tonight--did that one other time, more than a year ago (I think), and that time I went through the whole rigamarole of notifying Google what a bad boy am I. Since then, though, I seem to recall seeing a "post or three"...
by path-finder 5 years ago
Hi all. I have set up Amazon Affiliate program on hubpages and featured Amazon products on a number of my hubs. Looking at it after a while, the link-type report in the Amazon account shows that no one has clicked on the products so far. I wanted to know whether this actually works, so I clicked on...
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.
|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.|