Do you ever click on the Advertising on the top of your GMail Inbox? Did you ever realize these are targeted on the content of your emails? Yes Google’s matching advertising to what you write or what your family and friends have written in emails sent to you. And the targeting is getting better, see here the targeting for Baby & Kids clothing just two weeks before my wife and I expect our third baby. You know it, if it’s free, you’re probably the product being sold.
Smart Gmail Pop-up
Today I got an interesting surprise while using the Google App email client, with Google Chrome. In my email I referenced an attachment I was supposed to include with the email. When I clicked on the send button too soon, a smart pop-up made me aware I had not attach any document yet! See below here: […]
Excuse me, What is your private information doing in my Inbox?
Below are three examples why you should not use GMail for your personal or business sensitive emails. Apart from Google checking the content to place relevant ads, there might be more people reading your confidential emails. Can you trust the security of Gmail? Would you risk identify theft just to safe a couple of dollars on a year subscription for private secure email? What is the truth about Gmail Security? What are the real costs if the information most valuable to you fall into the wrong hands?
Gmail ad targeting says I speak Chinese, Really…?!?
Ever thought how Google is targeting you in your inbox in Gmail? It used to be based on relevancy, wasn’t it? Relevant Ads were shown on the pages based on the content of your emails. I have a slight suspicious that Mr. G has changed the way they determine relevant Ads for you. Today I saw […]