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Google adsense integration with other ad networks

David Mulder [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, August 27, 2009
11 years ago2,394 views ...

Weird move, wonder whether we will recognize them as different when they come along.

DPic [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Yeah, i got this email earlier today:

Google AdSense <adsense-noreply[put at-character here]> Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 20:29
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To: danny.piccirillo[put at-character here]
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We're writing to let you know about an upcoming update in your AdSense account designed to help you generate the maximum revenue from your ad units. You'll soon be able to allow multiple ad networks to show on your pages, which means that advertisers from external Google-certified networks will be able to compete with AdWords advertisers for your ad space.

If you're unfamiliar with what ad networks are, they're companies that partner with advertisers and publishers to buy and sell ads on sites they don't own themselves, similar to AdSense. Ads from these networks will compete with Google ads to show on publisher sites, and the ad generating the highest revenue for publishers will be displayed.

To ensure the quality of the ads appearing on your sites, we're certifying all participating ad networks for adherence to our standards for user privacy, ad quality, and speed. You'll also have control over which networks can show ads on your pages – you can choose to opt out of receiving ads from specific networks, or all networks completely. This means you can continue to show ads from only AdWords advertisers if you'd like.

Finally, some ad networks use tools similar to Google's interest-based advertising to show more relevant ads to users on the sites they visit. These ad networks won't be permitted to collect data from your site for the purpose of subsequent interest-based advertising, but we'll allow those who comply with user privacy guidelines to show ads using these tools. You'll have the ability to opt out of showing ads based on user interests from these ad networks, and we've changed our requirements for third-party ad serving to reflect this. More information is available at ... .

These new capabilities will automatically be enabled for your account, and you'll see a new section in your Ad Review Center where you can allow or block specific ad networks. Please note that we'll gradually be adding new ad networks to AdSense accounts over the next few months, so you won't see any immediate impact on your ads or your earnings.

To learn more about this launch and managing the ad networks appearing on your pages, visit the AdSense Help Center at ... and watch our video demo at

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DPic [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Oops, didn't realize the entire email was already in that link!

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Yep, I got that same email last night.

Iolaire McFadden [PersonRank 6]

11 years ago #

It sounds good from a revenue perspective on the publisher side, and it may get us some better quality designed ads rather than the usual fairly half-assed designed AdSense ads that people like me put up.

However it probably opens our sites up to all those Teeth Whitening and Acai Berry ads with the fake before and after pictures.

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