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  1. Marye Audet profile image90
    Marye Audetposted 9 years ago

    I really want to know if we can do something about the sexy google ads...I can see if it was on related hubs..but I have had a hub with cookie recipes up for a month or so and today it is showing those ads?

    It did not used to be this way..ads like that were up for maybe a few hours when the hub was first published and then it went to related ads.

    Not that this is going to hurt anyone's feelings but I am at the point of seriously having to decide if I want to continue writing here just because of those things.

    Please can't something be done about it? I love hubpages but not those ads.

    1. Ryan Hupfer profile image69
      Ryan Hupferposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hey Marye,

      I just took a look at your slow cooker Hub and it looks the the ads that are being displayed are super-relevant to your Hub. Check out the screenshot that I just took:


      Are you still seeing ads that shouldn't be there?

  2. Misha profile image78
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Ummm, I spent some time exploring your slow cooker hub - and I can't for a life of me figure out why Google serves dating sites ads there. May be because arab and filipina girls are supposed to be able to cook? smile

  3. Marye Audet profile image90
    Marye Audetposted 9 years ago

    I don;t know...that is what I am saying MIsha...LOL!

    I do know that on my food blog I have been linked to by ALOT of porn sites...My husband says that it is because after guys...uhh..you know...they are usually hungry.

  4. Stacie Naczelnik profile image72
    Stacie Naczelnikposted 9 years ago

    Sexy Filipina girl ads are all over my apple cake recipe hub.  Seriously?

  5. guidebaba profile image59
    guidebabaposted 9 years ago

    "Sexy Filipina girl" ICING on the CAKE !!! tongue

  6. guidebaba profile image59
    guidebabaposted 9 years ago

    ......and on my CAREER HUBS it shows - "How to get a Flat Belly" - roll -

  7. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    I am sick of seeing that "5 tips for a flat stomach," ad.

    it is like a slap in the face every time I visit one of my high-fat, full cream recipes wink

    OK, OK, I get it - I am fat ! big_smile

    1. funride profile image66
      funrideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Have you ever try to click on that link!? tongue big_smile

      Just joking wink.

    2. profile image0
      shinujohn2008posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      These ads are displayed on Cost Per Day basis, CPD.......Not much profitable if they are not targeted using Google ad manager

  8. Marye Audet profile image90
    Marye Audetposted 9 years ago

    that is better than the email I keep getting that says "This is why you are fat.." roll

    I am only a size 10, and I have had 8 kids...cut me some slack...


  9. Ryan Hupfer profile image69
    Ryan Hupferposted 9 years ago

    Hey Stacie,

    I just checked our your apple cake Hub as well and it seems to be pulling up relevant ads, too.

    Check it out:


  10. Marye Audet profile image90
    Marye Audetposted 9 years ago

    But it isn't consistant.  There may be relevant ads one time and the next time not...I don;t want those stupid ads EVER to show up personally.  I can't tell you how much I dislike them.

    On an average day, checking say 50 hubs randomly, I will have the sex ads showing on probably 15  hubs at least once.

    As I said, I know it used to be that way right after you published, but never after the first day.  In the past month this has been happening more and more.

    And if it is happenign to Stacie too then it isn't just me.

    Thanks for looking into it Ryan.

  11. pauldeeds profile image
    pauldeedsposted 9 years ago

    This isn't something that we can solve ourselves.  We're working with someone from AdSense on a solution, but so far they haven't made any workable recommendations.

  12. Marye Audet profile image90
    Marye Audetposted 9 years ago

    Thanks Paul and Ryan.

    Perhaps sending Unca Guido after them?

  13. crashcromwell profile image74
    crashcromwellposted 9 years ago

    I guess there's not much that can be done at this point, but I have a similar issue with my political hubs. I am unapologetically a Democrat who is 100 percent behind Obama. I've written some hubs recently about McCain and Palin which are getting great traffic, and yet the ads that are showing up are asking "Is Obama Ready to be President" and "Is Obama Finished?"

    I understand to a certain degree we can't expect everything to be right, but to put ads like that on a page asking the same question about Sarah Palin just doesn't make sense.

    1. blogging2 profile image77
      blogging2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Now I see what you are talking about, looking through hubs today (while logged in) EVERY page was singles ads from AdSense (Crash your's included).  These were not my own hubs that I was researching but others written, most about politics.  This is really not good, if they keep it up I don't see how revenue can be good...

  14. blogging2 profile image77
    blogging2posted 9 years ago

    I thought those were just on there when we were looking at our own... you mean that is what others are seeing?  Doesn't seem beneficial to Google or Us, unless Google gets money just for showing it maybe?  Do we get anything on that?