The battle between Microsoft and Google isn’t something that’s on the news everyday. Microsoft recently launched it’s Office 365 and its main aim was to take Google’s Apps down. Office 365 brings a basket of products such as the Office directly available on the internet, much like Google Apps.
This kind of thing keeps happening and will never stop, unless there is a winner. Companies will try to showcase each others flaws in many ways and this is one of those ways. Do you remember the famous Mac vs. PC commercials that created such back in the days when Mac was first introduced.
This commercial or rather a spoof video made for Google’s Gmail service involves a postman known as Gmail Man, who reads through the emails of everyone to find useful keywords. Why keywords? To advertise of course. The video shows that Gmail is more interested in making revenue than about the privacy of it’s users. That is true to a certain extent, Google does read our most frequent emails to see what we discuss about often and then created advertisements based on those acquired keywords. You can watch the Gmail Man video after the break, believe me, it is funny and controversial. The punch line of the video is “Your email is your business. Google makes it theirs.”
Google replied to this video by saying that the admins can choose to enable or disable ads, only if you’re usingfor Business. Not a good comeback!!
This is quite an interesting video and I’d like all of you to watch it and give us your opinion. Do you think social network to take care of. It’d be really bad if Google starts advertising on our Google+ profiles too, just when we’re beginning to like it.doesn’t care about our privacy? Or is it something entirely different. If you think about it, this isn’t so bad, I mean it’s not like they’re stealing anything. They just gather keywords that they believe is important to us and post ads about it, helping us in a way. If it is wrong, then they should start cleaning the mess up, now that they have a
Tell us what you think!!
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