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Too Many Ads Above the Fold are Bad, Says Google

Friday, January 27th, 2012

This really isn’t anything new; Google is just following the same rules that newspaper publishers have followed for over a hundred years …

Advertisements are what keeps many of the sites going on the Internet, including the site you are currently reading. As a user, I do understand that too many ads, or ads in the wrong position, or ads that are highly distracting, reduce the user experience. While I rarely stumble upon sites anymore that have their pages plastered with ads so that it becomes difficulty to find the regular content, I have to say that I welcome the change that Google just announced.