In Pictures: Tech's greatest flip-floppers - When...
Google on banner ads, 2013
While they haven't been officially rolled out yet, Google's been experimenting with banner ads in search engine results over the past few weeks, as spotted by several users over the past few weeks. "We're currently running a very limited, US-only test, in which advertisers can include an image as part of the search ads that show in response to certain branded queries," a company spokesperson said when asked about it. Check out the ad: it may not be a "crazy, flashy, graphical doodad," but it's definitely a banner ad.
In Pictures: Tech's greatest flip-floppers - When big shots change their tunes