Flickr is making money off Google AdSense even though it is a Yahoo company. There are Adsense text ads appearing on your photo albums etc. Is this coopetition they always talk about? Making your enemy pay your bills – priceless!
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Excuse me? They are giving market share for Google with that. How can you flip this and say that Flickr/Yahoo are the ones somehow making a profit on top of Google?
Google takes a good share of that ad revenue…
I second that. Google possibly make a larger profit than that of Flickr (Yahoo). Yahoo supports Google financially. Now isn’t that adorable?
Actually, I think the Google ads only show up on non-pro accounts.
I don’t see any on my photo pages.
No google adsense ads on pro accounts that I can see. I’ve got none on mine.
And, given the amount of traffic flickr has and how generous they are with free accounts, I don’t have a problem with them putting text ads on free accounts. If they put them on my pro account that I paid for, then we’ll have a problem.
well, i don’t have a pro account, so perhaps that is why. i think it is still ironic that is the case, even though Yahoo has its own overture service which does precisely that.
Now I see Ads from Yahoo! on Flickr: