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AdChoices replacing Google text?
Sgt_Kickaxe




msg:4321848
 4:05 am on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

I'm so used to seeing the ads by Google text on adsense units that I got a startle when I saw it replaced with "AdChoices" a moment ago.

Have I missed an announcement on why my units all say AdChoices with an arrow? Have I been hacked? Is there something different about AdChoices units?

edit: nevermind, apparently I missed the March announcement - [adsense.blogspot.com...]

I have to say that I don't entirely love having THREE arrows in such close proximity on some ad units, two to see more ads and one to see a page about adchoices. On 160x600 units for example the adchoices arrow points to the navigational arrows and draws a bit much attention. On 326x280 units it points away from the unit, someone will be adding a button or link right beside that arrow to take advantage I'm sure.

 

Gian04




msg:4321868
 5:54 am on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Have I been hacked?


That was also the first thing that entered my mind when Ive seen these changes today.

ken_b




msg:4321931
 1:41 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Change from Ads by Google to Ad Choices ....

... Googles attempt to hide the fact that they are AdSense ads?

JCKline




msg:4321939
 2:23 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

From Google:
[adsense.blogspot.com...]

The change is to comply with the online advertising industry's Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. It will allow Google "to more proactively give users notice and choice about the ads they see." Google explained:

DaStarBuG




msg:4321954
 2:40 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Am I the only one or do you think that the actual text and graphic of "AdChoices" looks bad/pixelated?

I mean the actuall text/graphic not the choice of words

netmeg




msg:4321956
 2:59 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

I'm seeing issues in how the 468x60 ads display in IE9. In some cases, the exact same ad block looks chopped off - and it's got the same css, same ad settings. But it's like it's not quite tall enough and is chopping off part of the display URL. *only* seeing it in IE.

DaStarBuG




msg:4321959
 3:05 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

noticed that in a medium rectangle too with Firefox 4

netmeg




msg:4321961
 3:12 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Pretty sure it's not my CSS; for me it works okay in FF4 (the 468x60; not using rectangles at the moment) and I gave it like a 20px padding and 20px margin as a test, still had the same problem.

Automotive site




msg:4322053
 7:38 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

I see it too. Don't think should makes any difference to site owners.

koan




msg:4322079
 9:23 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Ugh, the triangle looks really bad.

HuskyPup




msg:4322037
 6:41 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)


System: The following 4 messages were spliced on to this thread from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/google_adsense/4322035.htm [webmasterworld.com] by incredibill - 8:35 am on Jun 5, 2011 (PST -8)


Anyone else seeing this?

Ad blindness?

Ooops, just noticed it's already been posted.

Atomic




msg:4322038
 6:43 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

Been seeing it for weeks.

Play_Bach




msg:4322078
 9:23 pm on Jun 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

I first noticed about a month ago. They showed on my site for only a day or so. I posted about it here.
[webmasterworld.com...]

Play_Bach




msg:4322224
 3:25 pm on Jun 5, 2011 (gmt 0)

Yahoo! is using the same AdChoices icon on their Yahoo! Mail login page.

koan




msg:4324315
 10:17 pm on Jun 9, 2011 (gmt 0)

Seriously, that's the best looking logo these corporate giants could come up with? It looks terrible. I feel it acts as a click repellent on my ads.

teguh123




msg:4380517
 5:22 am on Oct 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

just curious. Adbrite now also have adchoice logo and so is luminate. Do they now display adsense ads? At luminate I think yes. I don't see it for adbrite which shows empty ads neverthless on indonesia.

Lame_Wolf




msg:4380556
 8:05 am on Oct 28, 2011 (gmt 0)

Been seeing it for weeks.
+1
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