“Icons, better known as 16 by 16 pixel favicons, have been spotted in AdSense wide skyscraper ad units tonight. Register.com, eBay.com and Amazon.com are among those advertisers whose favicons are being shown.
These definitely catch the eye of the person viewing the webpage, which will be good for publishers as well as the advertisers who are using them to attract clicks.” reports Jensense
I found some on my blog too.
Google Adsense is finding new innovative ways to drive away competition from related contextual advertising web services. For those who find text link ads merging with the general links and background leads to poor CTR, this might draw some attention to those ads!