21 Nov '14, 6pm

Google Rolls Out “Contributor” Which Allows Users To Block Adsense Ads For A Fee

According to CBS News , Google is rolling out a new service called “Contributor” that will allow users to block seeing AdSense ads on site users visit for a charge. “Working with a handful of websites, including Mashable, the Onion, Science Daily, wikiHow, Imgur and Urban Dictionary, Google is offering subscriptions for $1, $2 or $3 per month that will block AdSense advertising on those sites, replacing them with a subtle gray box and a note that says, “Thank you for being a contributor.””Part of the subscription fee goes to support the site you’re visiting. ” “A remaining portion, presumably, would go to Google . Under the standard AdSense agreement, the company pays publishers 68 percent of the revenue generated by the targeted ads. As with many Google products, the service is invitation-only for now, but interested “contributors” can sign up for the wait list.

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2014/11/21/google-rolls-out-con...

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