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#1 Liskiller

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:24 PM

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Microsoft is back with its Scroogled campaign. The previous effort was to promote Bing.com and break up with Google Search and now Microsoft attacks Gmail for serving ads based on the body text of your Gmail messages. Under the tagline "Think Google respects your privacy? Think again". Microsoft explains Google "goes through your personal email" to sell ads but its own Outlook.com "prioritizes privacy."

Hre are two new videos Microsoft is using for the Scroogled campaign.


 

 

Microsoft also has made a website for its Scroogled campaign.



#2 KamZay

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:27 PM

How can you forget Gmail man? :lol:

 



#3 D7777

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

"Gmail reads your emails"
 
So does the spam monitoring services! ^_^


#4 Elhuyar

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:25 PM

I use Outlook.com just because the user interface is great for touch screens and it provides real email aliases unlike Gmail



#5 Vegetto

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:42 PM

LOL, we are not stupid Microsoft. :lol:



#6 Chrominator

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:20 PM

Emails aren't read by individuals. It's a mathematical algorithm that analyses all emails and decides what's spam and then picks keywords for serving ads.



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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:44 AM

Criticizing Google Shopping site for displaying sponsored links makes sense, but  criticizing Gmail because it displays relevant ads doesn't make any sense.



#8 pataoengineer

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 03:50 AM

Criticizing Google Shopping site for displaying sponsored links makes sense, but  criticizing Gmail because it displays relevant ads doesn't make any sense.

 

 

That's obviously the point.



#9 mediar

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:57 PM

Microsoft just being retarded.  <_<



#10 FalseAgent

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:08 PM

Microsoft just being retarded.  <_<

Luckily, to their credit, Outlook.com beats and pounds Gmail by miles.



#11 fediaFedia

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:54 PM

Luckily, to their credit, Outlook.com beats and pounds Gmail by miles.

Is there something I'm missing about outlook.com? How can it possibly compare to Gmail? I tried it and it failed to present reason to even use it as a throwaway account; with its severe lack of features, dull UI and the annoying habbit of sending half of my mail to spam.

#12 Elhuyar

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 12:45 AM

I think the UI of Outlook.com is perfect. Gmail on the other hand has a dull UI.



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Posted 09 February 2013 - 08:03 AM

Is there something I'm missing about outlook.com? How can it possibly compare to Gmail? I tried it and it failed to present reason to even use it as a throwaway account; with its severe lack of features, dull UI and the annoying habbit of sending half of my mail to spam.

tell me exactly what feature it's lacking.



#14 Abador

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:37 AM

Outlook is easy to use, Sometime I get lost in Gmail to search my trash folder, it is hidden under dropdown...



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