Google is under attack once again – not from Facebook this time, but from Microsoft. An ad that is making the rounds of the social media world, titled “O365 MGX Copy wmv”, is actually a rather entertaining indictment of Google’s targeted advertising of Gmail users based on contextual ads in Gmail. Here’s the video:
While I get that Google has the right to look at my email and target ads to me based on the content of those emails (heck, they are providing me a free email account and lots of data storage :)), this Microsoft ad, which at the current moment is unlisted in YouTube, is a pretty harsh smear of Gmail. [Read more…] about Google and Microsoft Are At It Again!