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Microsoft's new Scroogled attack on Gmail - Gspam

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#1 Liskiller

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 09:04 PM

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Microsoft has lunched its latest "Scroogled" attack on Google's Gmail service to promote Outlook.com. They are calling it Gspam! The new campaign is focused on the Gmail inbox redesign that resulted in Gmail users seeing advertisement messages in the “Promotions” tab of the new Gmail inbox.

 

Microsoft's Scroogled page says, "Google violates your privacy by reading every single word of every single email sent to and from Gmail accounts so they can better target you with ads. Now, they're going one step further over the line by using that same personal information to spam your inbox with ads that look like real emails."

 

Btw, Gmail users can disable the Promotions tab easily from the Settings. ;)



#2 FalseAgent

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 09:55 PM

Google totally deserves this one. They literally gave Microsoft the red carpet for the next scroogled campaign, and here it is. Still not a fan of the whole scroogled thing though, I mean I use Outlook.com because I truly think it's better, that's all.



#3 Burned Phoenix

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 08:21 AM

This is the only scroogled campaign which I support.



#4 yanike

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 05:38 PM

And still I use Google.



#5 Borix

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 06:18 PM

To outlook users: don get Prismed :)



#6 R@6271M3

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 10:15 AM

Just disable Promotions tab. I need a better reason to leave Gmail.



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