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This is a bit tenuous but I have put a fake Adsense advert on my hub. Do you think there could be a problem with misleading advertising that isn't actually advertising? It's no worse than the real adverts.
'Spect I'll get told off by someone.
http://hubpages.com/hub/Tired-of-Optica … d-IQ-Tests
Fully expecting to be tricked, I clicked on the "The World's Fastest Escape Artist" advert at the top surely expecting a joke, only to find Chad Netherland is real. Darn it!
... oh, I see it now. Wait ... nah, that's a real Google ad. Better not click on it and penalize your earnings.
IT'S NOT THE ONE AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE OR IN THE FIRST MODULE.
It's further down....
edit: Yes, I know you are joshing me - but others might not.
To be helpful, I found this:
Competitive Ads and Services
In order to prevent user confusion, publishers may not display Google ads or search boxes on websites that also contain other ads or services formatted to use the same layout and colours as the Google ads or search boxes on that site. Although you may sell ads directly on your site, it is your responsibility to ensure that these ads cannot be confused with Google ads.
This is located here: https://www.google.com/adsense/support/ … E7_o51PpDQ
Your image isn't technically an ad, but HubPages or Google may disagree.
I'm not sure about the consequences, but it's dang funny, Mark.
Thanks Shogan - I enjoyed it so much I couldn't wait for the normal traffic which mainly comes from accidental clicks on people's unwanted Hub latest emails.
edit: er I mean I wanted a considered critque of whatever about layout n' stuff.
You ain't gonna be making any money that way Mark, no clicks.
No one clicks anyway Cardisa, the only visits I get are from a few hubbers who have nothing better to do with themselves. They don't click, except when they stand up.
Funny thing is, because it looks a bit like an ad, and we are tuned to ignore ads it may well get missed completely.
Actually, I meant to click on a different thread, but I opened yours by mistake. I'm not sure I should be here.
I think it's funny! But sorry Mark, I flagged it. Better than losing your Adsense account, right?
LOL, you shouldn't have a problem Mark.
On my toilet bowl championship hub, I made fake non-amazon type Ads and it was not an issue. They are actually images, no ad code involved, same as your from what I see. And since you didn't use the Google Adsense name in the pic, I don't see Adsense having a problem either.
Guess the mods thought it was ok. Hasn't been taken down yet.
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