Google to launch RSS advertising?

More changes have been announed to Google’s Adsense today, including new sizes and image options and the much talked about sites targeted ad placements.

But in an interesting development, it appears that Google may be preparing to bring Google Adsense advertising to RSS feeds with Chris Pirillo pointing to a feed here that includes Adsense ads in its feed. Google has a previous track record of trialling new features on selected blogs prior to their official launch.

The move, if implemented by Google, could potentially see an upsurge in RSS advertising in a way that Adsense currently popularised advertising on many blogs.

(in part via Steve Rubel)

Update: Scoble has confirmed that Google is definately testing RSS feeds.

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