rajivatre - 7:40 am on Nov 7, 2012 (gmt 0)
IMO google is placing ads more prominently. Now the right side is much broader than earlier so ads on right side gets prominence and if there are ads on top then the SERP is going much below.
So above the fold is more (or just) ads IMO.
@martinibuster: the link is not showing blank page.