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Topic # 105952 14-Jul-2012 23:55

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  Reply # 655788 15-Jul-2012 07:04 Send private message

A lot of AdSense is based on sites you have visited before... Just saying.





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Reply # 655885 15-Jul-2012 10:45 Send private message

freitasm: A lot of AdSense is based on sites you have visited before... Just saying.



Oh... well, that'll explain all the crazy cat lady ads I've been seeing lately *cackles*




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  Reply # 655887 15-Jul-2012 10:47 Send private message

Some ads will be related to the content, but most will be related to sites you've visited.

For example I visited the Venetian web site to get their address in Las Vegas, to have a couple of Amazon parcels sent during my visit there last month - for a week after that I saw ads about Las Vegas accomodation, restaurants and flights...





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  Reply # 655893 15-Jul-2012 10:56 Send private message

freitasm: Some ads will be related to the content, but most will be related to sites you've visited.

For example I visited the Venetian web site to get their address in Las Vegas, to have a couple of Amazon parcels sent during my visit there last month - for a week after that I saw ads about Las Vegas accomodation, restaurants and flights...



Hehehe yup know how they work. I visit some fairly quirky websites so it's always hilarious to see how the ads interpret them.

The crazy cat lady related ads were to my visiting the Animates website and then a wig website!




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