Is Google hacking my site?

by Davan 4 replies
Was I hacked by Google? As a pure newbie to IM, blogs are fresh ground for me. After setting up a Wordpress.com site to get acquainted, in August I posted a small write up about some land for sale in central Florida. This afternoon I just happened to search one of its keywords, the name of the sub-division, and what I thought was my blog shows up with my article and six Google advertisements on it. They all were real estate related. I then searched my blog username and it appeared as constructed, without the other ads. Who hacked my site? Am I owed any pay per clicks from ad sense? What or who should I contact? There is an obvious duplication of some sort going on here. I hate to post the blog username and/or key word for fear of looking as though I’m trying to drive traffic.
Thank you in advance for any suggestions.
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  • Profile picture of the author Davan
    Something very fishy is going on here. I have revisited both avenues that I first traveled and now none of the ads appear. What the hell is going on? Now I wish I would have saved the pages because now the proof has vanished. I feel like shutting it all down.
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    Is this content posted on the WP site or is your WP self-hosted?
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    It is a Wordpress.com site, not hosted by me. Would that have anything to do with it?
    I haven’t touched it in about two months, until today. Now after pulling it up a few times the ads just disappeared. I did notice in the second viewing that the ads had changed somewhat. A new one appeared and repositioning of some of the others. Anyway, it seems under the table to me.

    Maybe I should turn this around and sign up for adsense myself. Someone must have thought it was proper for ads even though it’s just a real estate ad itself. Whada you think? Wait, isn't the .com version of Wordpress suposedly commercial free? Now I'm both pissed, confused and realize that I probably violated the agreement when I first tried to sell on the blog. Honest, it was just a trial, now I have a headache.

    If anyone has the inclination, please Google ( Solidgoldcomputer ). Thats the username. It should be #1 on the page because who else would be stupid enough to use it as a keyword. If you see any Adsense please let me know.
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    • Profile picture of the author Eric Lorence
      Originally Posted by Davan View Post

      It is a Wordpress.com site, not hosted by me. Would that have anything to do with it?
      I haven’t touched it in about two months, until today. Now after pulling it up a few times the ads just disappeared. I did notice in the second viewing that the ads had changed somewhat. A new one appeared and repositioning of some of the others. Anyway, it seems under the table to me.

      Maybe I should turn this around and sign up for adsense myself. Someone must have thought it was proper for ads even though it’s just a real estate ad itself. Whada you think? Wait, isn't the .com version of Wordpress suposedly commercial free? Now I'm both pissed, confused and realize that I probably violated the agreement when I first tried to sell on the blog. Honest, it was just a trial, now I have a headache.

      If anyone has the inclination, please Google ( Solidgoldcomputer ). Thats the username. It should be #1 on the page because who else would be stupid enough to use it as a keyword. If you see any Adsense please let me know.
      Wordpress.com does add their own ads to blogs, view your post as html and you will see the added code.

      That is the problem with free blogs sometimes, you are at the mercy of their marketing needs.

      PS Google does not hack blogs, but blogs get hacked all the time.

      Best!
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