Google Gadgets are now an AdSense unit

Google is not the only company thinking about widgets as a paid advertising model. Startups such as Widgetbox and Clearspring feature widget analytics, directories, and plans for future advertising revenue. The 800-pound gorilla just entered the room, the same giant powering advertisements on widget-friendly MySpace for at least the next three years. The widget industry just shook a bit, and expect more announcements from Google’s gadget program in the next few months.

Google Gadgets are now an AdSense unit


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