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Google Experimenting With Image Ads in Gmail

Gmail Display AdsThe unlucky among you might have noticed something new in the sidebar of your beloved Gmail: display ads. Google confirmed to Search Engine Land that it is testing out picture ads in Gmail's side panel for image-heavy e-mails. We're hoping, though, that Google doesn't decide to replace our unobtrusive, easy-to-ignore text ads. The only thing worse than text ads for discount Viagra are image-based ones.

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