Msg#: 4528143 posted 5:30 pm on Dec 14, 2012 (gmt 0)
Today, we’re introducing confirmed clicks into all in-app image ad banners on smartphones, which reduces accidental clicks by prompting the user to confirm that they intended to click on the ad.
We find that most accidental clicks on in-app image ads happen at the outer edge of the ad unit, likely when you’re trying to click or scroll to nearby content. Now if you click on the outer border of the ad, we’ll prompt you to verify that you actually meant to click on the ad to learn more.Google Changes In-App Ads To Combat Accidental Clicks On Smartphones [googlemobileads.blogspot.co.uk]
Msg#: 4528143 posted 2:16 am on Dec 17, 2012 (gmt 0)
I can recall quite a few lyrics websites where there is nothing you can do on the site but click the ad when viewed on your Android phone. I was starting to think Google invented Androids for their Click Bot team.