Google Adsense makes it harder to click

As John Chow correctly reported earlier this week, Google have were planning to make a fundamental change to the way their Adsense ads are clicked. Well now they have.

Adsense Click Areas

As you can see from the diagram Google have reduced the clickable area from the whole ad, to just the Title and the URL. This, they say, will help prevent accidental clicks.

Of course what it will do is reduce my revenue. I’m already considering ditching Adsense on certain websites, despite the increased revenue I enjoyed recently.

You can read Google’s explanation for this on their official blog.

Darren Jamieson, aka MrDaz, is the Technical Director and co-founder of Engage Web and has been working online in a career spanning two decades. His first website was built in 1998 and is still live today.

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