Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Oct 2013 16:02 UTC, submitted by bowkota

Google back in 2005:

There will be no banner ads on the Google homepage or web search results pages.

Google today:

The company confirmed to the Guardian that it is testing a system with about 30 advertisers in the US in which it shows banner ads for companies including SouthWest Airlines on pages which include them in web search results.

And people wonder why I have zero trust in companies.

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by Lennie on Fri 25th Oct 2013 12:43 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by Tractor"
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That is where personalization comes in. It is on the rise in a big way.

Have a look at what Gabe Newell has to say about productivity, the economy, personalization, the corporation and political instituions:

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