[ILUG] Advertising in GMail
linux at sweetnam.eu
Mon Nov 20 14:31:16 GMT 2006
Colm Buckley wrote:
> On 20 Nov 2006, at 14:25, Daniel Shaw wrote:
>> I type this in Gmail now and there is no ticker.. Are you sure that
>> what you are seeing is Gmail introduced and not browser/proxy created?
>> Incidentally I'm using Firefox on XP and I just tested a quick login
>> using IE6 too. No ad banner.
> Google frequently runs UI experiments on some small percentage of the
> userbase; it is perfectly possible for someone to be seeing a
> different UI from someone else using the same service. I'm not aware,
> however, of any experiment involving advertising banners in GMail.
> Which is not to say that it's not taking place.
I noticed it a few months ago on my gmail account but there was an
option there to disable it which is what I did and I haven't seen it
since. Doesn't matter which PC I use either.
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