Google Maps Advertisements

Posted: January 19, 2011 in Misc.
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Just made this interesting discovery – Google Maps now shows advertisements based on your search parameters and, I presume, your location history.

I searched for Stonehenge and it gave me this little marker on the map:

As expected, on clicking, the marker the marker displays a targeted advertisement related to the search parameter and my location:

Good to finally see a money making proposition on the widely used Google maps. Also, if the advertisements are provided as they were on this occasion, I don’t mind having them as well. After all this one was pretty relevant, yet as non-intrusive as an advert can get. Good job to the guys at GoogleMaps.



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