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Lycos freehosting now using Adsense

just noticed this while surfing around

   
6:29 pm on Sep 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

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It looks like Lycos/Tripod/Angelfire is using Google Adsense now, unless I'm quite mistaken. If they do well, maybe they'll tone down the popups.

Now, to tweak my own websites so I can get in on this action too. After all, I'm getting much more traffic than these forgotten corners of freesiteland . . .

7:03 pm on Sep 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Thought Adsense can't be put on personal homepages?
7:38 pm on Sep 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Lycos.co.uk sites have been for a couple of months...in an ugly left frame.
9:06 pm on Sep 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

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That's the Content targeted Ads programme, only accepting sites with very high pageviews.
The money goes to Lycos, not the individual webmasters.

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12:56 am on Sep 5, 2003 (gmt 0)



Man, when i first started on the web i used angelfire, recently i went to a free host hosted site (don't remember which one) and they had floating banners that obscured the content, i hope to hell google doesn't allow that, and that angelfire/lycos/freehostingwebsitesfromhell aren't going to use ansense, IMHO it degrades the whole program for a quick buck.