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You heard it right ... Google has its sights set on display now too. While already dominating the roughly $8.5 billion search industry, they now want a big piece of the $6.7 billion display ad industry.

What concerns me is this statement; Google’s platform "will evolve over time so that it won’t distinguish between search and display ads."
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from ciaran 2394 Days ago #
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None of this should be a surprise (whether it’s a concern or not is a different matter).Greg touches on it, but this post could be summarised as:Google Expects To Be "Very Significant" In Display Ad SegmentYeah - DoubleClick dude!

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from jeffquipp 2394 Days ago #
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Ciaran ... agreed we all know the motivation behind the DoubleClick purchase, but did this statement not concern you: Google’s platform "will evolve over time so that it won’t distinguish between search and display ads." Does this mean they forsee organic search becoming an advertising platform for them? Not sure how to interpret it.

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from LocalHound 2394 Days ago #
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Has Google entered a business yet, without significantly changing it?  If nothing else, it will be intereresting to see what they do.

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