Google has just saved itself a tremendous amount of time in AdSense customer support.
One of the most common questions I see in the Google AdSense forums is about the performance reports being delayed, stalled or very outdated.
Now, Google is showing a warning in read that notifies publishers that the reports are currently delayed. The warning reads:
We're sorry, some data in this report is delayed, please try again later. There's no impact to ad serving or payments.
Here is a screen shot:
Some publishers are calling this little notification a "major improvement" in terms of communication and clarity of what is going on in the system.
Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.