What are the real risks to having a google account? What are the benefits to staying out of Google's ecosystem that outweigh the inconvenience? [more inside]
posted by Naib
on Jun 10, 2014 -
I saw some ads online showing a lable on the right top corner with a "i" in a triagle, by moving mouse to it it shows "AdChoices". Clicking on the label brought me to: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed [more inside]
posted by pack2themoon
on Nov 20, 2013 -
Do you know of a master list of active political domain names being used in the current American election? I need it so I can block all ads pointing to those sites. [more inside]
posted by Mo Nickels
on Oct 30, 2012 -
When I clicked on this
article from this FPP
, I got 3 Google text ads, 2 of which are directed at personal information about me. So I signed out of Google, cleared my cache, history, cookies, etc., and clicked on the link again. Same ads. How? [more inside]
posted by desjardins
on Sep 4, 2009 -
Two tech questions:
I've just started running into a weird message when I try to go to a page on the ABC News page:
This Account Has Been Suspended
Please contact the billing/support department as soon as possible.
and this is the URL
I was reading a NYT story earlier today that mentioned Lamda at the very end of the story. Cleared the cookies, shut down and restarted both browsers (IE and Firefox) but keep getting the same message.
Separately, lately when I read certain blogs, I am suddenly taken to a Google images search page; the original pages' URL shows up in the search field and the message is that the URL can't be found. I cannot seem to get rid of this problem.
All ideas welcome, and thanks.
posted by etaoin
on May 19, 2009 -
What are the approximate income/pageview rates for the most popular type of online advertising? [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus
on Nov 1, 2007 -
What specific URLs feed the google text ads on my webforum, so that I may unblock them in order to solve my 5 minute page load problems? [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong
on Nov 14, 2006 -
Are Google ads a good use for my very limited advertising dollars? If not, what works? I'm trying to promote a small science museum and I need help primarily with online marketing. [more inside]
posted by mygothlaundry
on Sep 27, 2006 -
Calling all webmasters that display Google ads -- how much do you, in your own experience, make from them? And to put it in context, how busy is your site and what is the essence of it, primarily? (blog, forum, fun DB, static page, etc) I have thought about slipping ads into my websites, but I'm not sure it's worth it just to earn 47 cents.
posted by rolypolyman
on Dec 20, 2005 -
Hopefully this hasn't been asked yet... my Google toolbar is seemingly less able to block popups like it did before. This is happening at home and work. What's the reason and what's a more efficient blocker? Is this happening to anyone else?
posted by moonbird
on May 18, 2004 -
Is there a Google Adsense-like service out there that serves web ads (preferrably text, but banners are OK), given keywords from the hosting web page? [yes, more inside] [more inside]
posted by costas
on Feb 5, 2004 -