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No More Sideways Scrolling < > ?

     
1:54 pm on May 15, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Is there such a dearth of inventory in my widget sector that there are not enough to show more ads?

No wonder no one's clicking.

I'm in construction, anyone else seeing this?
1:59 pm on May 15, 2012 (gmt 0)

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I don't think they're doing the sideways scrolling anymore, at least not in the ad units I'm running. And I know there are plenty of ads.
10:41 pm on May 19, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Checked a few of my sites, I don't see it anymore.
12:01 am on May 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Glad they're gone. I never liked them.
12:10 am on May 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Let's hope they're gone forever!

I wonder if this means no more showing one text ad in a 300x250 when there are a dozen more hiding behind the arrows?
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4:08 pm on May 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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I can't believe anyone actually ever used them - who goes to a site to browse the ads? And even if they did, it was hardly intuitive.

Ken_b, I think you'll still see one ad showing in a 300x250 if the advertisers outbid the total of the next four ads. Could be wrong, but I still see em now and then, and I know there's lots of ads available.
6:35 pm on May 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

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The scroll arrows were a bad idea, and I'm sure G could see there lack of use and canned it. I should be about the bid for top, not allowing someone to browse and click less paying ads.
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I can't believe anyone actually ever used them - who goes to a site to browse the ads?

Just us web publishers, they were useful for checking to see how many advertisers were bidding for an ad slot.
1:26 pm on May 21, 2012 (gmt 0)

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I can't believe anyone actually ever used them - who goes to a site to browse the ads?


Actually I have seen users do this on some of my sites generating some 20-25 clicks in one visit and validated by Google when I queried them.

Ahhh...the good old days.