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Google Video Ads?

Pascal [PersonRank 1]

Tuesday, October 24, 2006
12 years ago2,162 views

Wondering if anyone else has seen this happening on Google Video.

digg.com/tech_news/Google_Read ...

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I noticed this about an hour ago, it's weird that there isn't anything there. (it was the same video) maybe that's what you get for being posted on the GVideo Homepage :-)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

For reference, the Digg article links to
post.ikstore.co.uk/story1.html

(Digg is often very slow to load...)

Kevin [PersonRank 0]

12 years ago #

Here is the link to the video. Though the whole thing is a promotion, the very end is an actual ad. Notice the blue in the progress bar and "Ads by Google"

video.google.com/videoplay?doc ...

zmarties [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

What is the ad?

I'm not seeing it – which could be due to geotargetting.

gordin [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

I see it here. I think it's a great idea for ads to be after the videos. That way you can start seeing the video immediately. It might not give them the same amount of revenue but it still is the google way to go.

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Gosh, Google Video definately doesnt stand a chance against YouTube, now. Perhaps Google should buy YouTube.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

You're kidding, right?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

When I see the blue space some hours ago, I thought it was a bug from google video. But in fact nope, it's a ad.
But Zmarties is right, there is geotargetting behind this.
Proof : I can see the video on video.google.com but it doesn't work on video.google.fr , .es, .de and others...

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

>> You're kidding, right?

Can you not smell the irony?

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Yeah, my friend sent me the URL of the video last night...
googlified.com/2006ads-in-goog ...

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