About Google Ads

Ads are information. Really.

You might know that part of Google's mission is to organize all the world's information. So how do ads fit in?

First, we believe that ads, in their best form, are information.

While we're used to hearing "I never click on ads!" from some Google users, the fact is that Google earns 97% of its revenue from ads. And that revenue allows us to keep most of our services like Search, Gmail, Google Maps, and more - free.

Watch this short video to learn more about why we show ads and how they can be useful to you.

Five quick ad facts

If you're curious to learn more about Google ads, let’s start with five things you might not know:

  • Ads are information

    Ads are information and complement search results

  • No pop-up ads

    We never show pop-up or pop-under ads

  • No irrelevant ads

    We don't show ads that are irrelevant to your search

  • No deceptive ads

    We don't show deceptive or misleading ads

  • Highest quality ads

    We show you only the highest quality ads