New Google Bubble Advertisements
The new ads that began to appear in the business bubble info boxes a couple of weeks ago have caused a real stir.
Many SEO professionals are claiming that in its goal to capitalise on every potential ad revenue stream Google has this time overstepped the mark.
The ad bubbles look like this:
where the bubble info for Manchester based SEO company I-COM shows an ad for a competing company.
Does this mean that Google are trying to put additional pressure on businesses to pay for ads to ensure that only their information will appear in the info bubble?
There have also been examples cropping up of questionable ads appearing:
These examples from Mike Blumenthal’s blog show the apparent inability of the Google algo to show appropriate ads and reinforce the argument that Google is really pushing the limits as to what they do with ad displays.