I was emailing with a friend of mine in an exchange over some travel plans and the coming holiday. Normally, I block all advertisements in Firefox using Adblock, but I had whitelisted Gmail for some reason recently and so I was seeing the contextual advertising displayed on the right side of the web page.
Since I rarely see advertisements, I hardly ever investigate contextual advertising. But given the sheer variety of products and services, I had to check out some of these:
- The Gold Cockerel Books company offers a chicken coop construction booklet at a mere $13.00. Except they call it a “poultry house” which is surely a major step up for any fowl who grew up in a lowly coop. Continue reading Strong Conversational Variation via Gmail Yields Interesting Contextual Advertisements