Google Will Use Individuals’ Content in Ads

November 4th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s about to become a lot harder to remain anonymous online. Google is making it harder for users to hide their content and identities from other users. Last month, Google announced that it will soon show users’ names, photos, ratings, comments, and more in ads across the web (both on Google and affiliated display networks) to endorse advertisers’ products/services. If you’re on Facebook, you’ve probably noticed that they’re taking a similar route. They’ve removed the option for users to hide their timelines from other users, and they use user content in advertisements already. […]