Google sex ads!

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  1. Jean's Corner profile image61
    Jean's Cornerposted 15 years ago

    How can we get google to place ads that coincide with the topic of our hubs?  I just published a hub about horses and google has put ads to date foreign girls on it.  I would like them taken off please.

    Thank you,

    1. hubby7 profile image66
      hubby7posted 15 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Thywill,

      I was wondering the same thing: How come sexy google ads keep popping up on hub when my hub had nothing to do with sex? Now that I read all of the comments in respect to this question, I understand. Let me thank you all for your comments.

                                 hubby7 smile

  2. SweetiePie profile image82
    SweetiePieposted 15 years ago

    Wait a few hours and I am sure the ads will update to more closely match the content of your hub.

    1. Jean's Corner profile image61
      Jean's Cornerposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for that.  I'll keep my fingers crossed.

  3. SweetiePie profile image82
    SweetiePieposted 15 years ago

    In the meantime you can speed up the process by adding some more specific key word tags.  For example, if you add the several longtail keywords as tags to help more relevant ads find their way to your hub.

  4. Lissie profile image75
    Lissieposted 15 years ago

    There is a problem again though with the right ads "sticking" - on my last hub  I got relevant ads after a few hours - and then went back to the default "asian girls"  - and has stayed there for the last couple of days - the hub is well focussed on the keywords I want to trigger adsense and its very frustrating as my keywords should trigger much better paying ads - and there are plenty of them - too - if I publish elsewhere on the topic there is no problem with relevant ads

  5. Marian Swift profile image60
    Marian Swiftposted 15 years ago

    I've also seen sex and tattoo ads return to my Hubs after varying periods of absence.   Seen 'em on other folks' Hubs as well.

    I know sex ads bring quick bucks and attention, but if Google defaulted to public service ads, or something reputable at least, it would make all sites that use Adsense more reputable in turn.  I believe Google, and all of their higher quality affiliates (like us!), would benefit.

    Is there a way for internet communities like ours to campaign Google for decent default ads?

    (By the way, I'm no prude.  Sex ads have their place, just not every place.)

  6. Inspirepub profile image71
    Inspirepubposted 15 years ago

    The default ads are based on the ads showing most often across the entire site (which is based on the content across the entire site).

    To change them off "sex", some other topic will have to out-publish it.

    "Run Your Car On Water" is the only possible contender I can see at the moment ....  *eyeroll*


  7. Marian Swift profile image60
    Marian Swiftposted 15 years ago

    So Google would have to change their methods and algorithms altogether, or Hubbers would need to mount a massive conspiracy to publish, oh, maybe recipes only, or something.

    Not real encouraging, especially seeing's how I don't cook.

    "Make A Million in 24 Hours Online!!!" could be another contender.  (... yuck ...)

    1. kerryg profile image83
      kerrygposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      I vote for this!

      I am a fairly good cook, but hopelessly uncreative, so I could use the inspiration. smile

      ~goes back to staring at pantry trying to decide what to make for dinner~

      ETA: Okay, I started: smile

  8. Lissie profile image75
    Lissieposted 15 years ago

    I have other multi page sites which show relevant ads and differnet ads on differnt pages depending on hte page content - its not a google problem its a yieldbuild problem with is hubpages

    1. dread240 profile image58
      dread240posted 15 years agoin reply to this

      nail on the head right here. Until the major indexed focus on hub pages varies away from sexually oriented material, those ads will continue to pop up on here.

      BTW, hi Lissie!, humerous to run into you on here as well as the other site.

  9. Marian Swift profile image60
    Marian Swiftposted 15 years ago

    I don't suppose that setting up a separate site for sexy photo galleries would help much, unless they went to an entirely different domain?

  10. profile image0
    Marye Audetposted 15 years ago

    I would like to see this issue resolved as well.  I just don't like those ads on my pages for any reason at all, and feel that is detracts from the credibility of Hubpages as a whole.

    Is there anyway to lose those ads?

  11. Lady Guinevere profile image67
    Lady Guinevereposted 15 years ago

    I never used to get this problem and today I see them on a few of my hubs, that have nothing to do with dating or sex.  It makes my hubs look like they are sponsoring smut and I don't really care for this--no matter who they are from.

    1. weblog profile image57
      weblogposted 15 years agoin reply to this

      It's a site wide effect and you can see relevant ads showing up soon, it happens everytime smile

      1. Lady Guinevere profile image67
        Lady Guinevereposted 15 years agoin reply to this



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