Our friends at the Adsense Blog have clarified their official image-placement policy. Basically, don’t put images near ads which could distract your readers into clicking them. One must not “suggest a relationship” between your images, and Google’s ads. Clearly, they want to disassociate themselves with anything unsavory a webmaster might do to increase his or her click-through-rate (CTR).
So, here’s an example of “badsense:”
I’m not sure if any of my blogs use this technique; I’m in the middle of a redesign and I’ll make sure to stay as far away from it in the future as I can.
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