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Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Monday, December 14, 2009
8 years ago8,224 views

Manoj Nahar sent in these photos from a Chrome advertisement appearing in the publication Metro:


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The first page reads "Chrome by Google ... A fast, new browser. Made for everyone" (using what might be the same font we saw on the GiveChrome.com microsite, but I have problems connecting to that one right now so can't tell...).

[Thanks Manoj!]

Keith Chan [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Wow .. four consecutive pages of ads?

Manoj Nahar [PersonRank 4]

8 years ago #

It was front and back cover of a newspaper.

justinf [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

yeah..saw this too on my commute to work.

metro is a free newspaper read by london commuters every morning.

justinf [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

chrome ads are also running on the lcd panel displays on the escalators at waterloo station.

its quite a big push from google.

Manoj Nahar [PersonRank 4]

8 years ago #

Indeed. They have started using offline media more and more for lost few months.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Google Chrome ads are everywhere...


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TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

in Facebook ads too.

Above 8 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Google Chrome Ads are in The Netherlands to,

twitpic.com/tlcql

Libran Lover [PersonRank 4]

8 years ago #

The video ads for Chrome (on Hulu.com) are really good. Very well made.

Eoin Dubsky [PersonRank 1]

8 years ago #

Just spotted a Google Chrome billboard in Amsterdam, NL.

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

The Dutch ads:
picasaweb.google.com/websonicp ...
picasaweb.google.com/websonicp ...
picasaweb.google.com/websonicp ...

Libran Lover [PersonRank 4]

8 years ago #

This article gives a clue as to why Google may be pushing Chrome hard in Europe:

google.com/hostednews/ap/artic ...

Quote: "In a deal with regulators Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. will from March provide a pop-up screen to all users of its Windows operating system, asking them to choose one or more of five major browsers — including Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Google's Chrome and Apple's Safari — and seven smaller rivals."

Manoj Nahar [PersonRank 4]

8 years ago #

The AP story mentions.

EU site on choosing a browser: browserchoice.eu

This website is dead or not live yet and whats interesting is that its name server points to

ns1.msft.net
ns3.msft.net
ns4.msft.net

Manoj Nahar [PersonRank 4]

8 years ago #

AP story should have stated "Microsoft EU site on choosing a browser : browserchoice.eu"

Domain is owned and managed by Microsoft.

Name Domain Administrator
Organisation Microsoft B.V.
Language English
Email domains[put at-character here]microsoft.com

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Google site on choosing a browser: whatbrowser.org

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Amazon.co.uk has a Google Chrome ad right across its header today. And there's a Google Chrome Flash ad on the right hand side too:


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amazon.co.uk/

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