More Fun with Contextual Ads, Social Networks Edition June 15, 2008Posted by David Card in Media.
By now, everyone has their favorite contextual ad goof-up story. But this one might shed some light on why Google remains disappointed so far with its MySpace ad-serving deal. “Buy the Prisoner” says the ad atop my page (along with two ring tone ads that pull from my favorite bands list). Apparently, “the Prisoner” is a plummy Napa Valley zin, with nothing to do with my favorite old TV series.