Google has introduced a new search results look with the new "bolded ads" label.
The "bolded ad" is so clearly different from the organic results that Google will never get higher ad click-through rate with this new design 🙄
They'll continue putting profits ahead of people until more start using alternatives such as Qwant, Ecosia and DuckDuckGo.
@markosaric /s for the middle part, right? RIGHT?
i wonder where they can go next after even this change loses the novelty effect and the ad click-throughs drop again??
@markosaric I think every other result but you don't if it's the even or odd ones.
@markosaric The bolded "Ad" now looks nearly exactly like the favicons of the other sites. Which does help minimise the change when there is only 1 advertisement link.
Also I wouldn't get too almighty with the anti-ads, as DuckDuckGo does the same thing, just without the targeted part, only showing ads based upon your search terms (iirc)
This could change a lot of things. $5billion is a lot of money
@ticoombs yeah let's see what happens
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