Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Aug 2013 12:46 UTC
Google

Over one billion people use Google Maps services every month. On the Google Maps app, these users are often searching for local businesses - from restaurants, to car dealerships, to dentists, and more. Recently, we launched a new version of the Google Maps app for Android, iPhone, and iPad where we introduced several new features. Today we're introducing an updated ad experience we think is more attractive for users and more effective for advertisers.

Yes, ads in Google's mobile Maps applications. Fantastic.

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tkeith
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2010-09-01

So... Their supposed to offer a service(arguably the best out there) for free? Let's face it, that's how Google(and others) offer services and products for free, with ads. If you want, I think Garmin offers a paid app without ads.

Frankly I'm surprised the Gmail app doesn't have ads yet.

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