Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

Google’s AI search results are already getting ads

An illustration of Google’s multicolor “G” logo
Illustration: The Verge

Google only just rolled out AI summaries in search results — and now they’re getting ads. In an update on Tuesday, Google says it will soon start testing search and shopping ads within AI Overviews for users in the US.

In the example shared by Google, the search engine’s AI overview lists a response to the question: “how do I get wrinkles out of clothes?” Beneath the AI-generated suggestions, there’s a new “Sponsored” section with a carousel showing wrinkle spray you can buy from places like Walmart and Instacart.

GIF: Google

Google says it will display ads in AI Overviews when “they’re relevant to both the query and the information in the AI Overview.” Advertisers that already run certain campaigns through Google…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

Illustration: The Verge Canada’s security agency is trying to dissuade Canadians from using TikTok, telling users that their data is “available to the government...

Editor's Pick

On this week’s edition of StockCharts TV‘s StockCharts in Focus, Grayson walks you through the “heart and soul” of StockCharts – Your Dashboard – and explains...

World News

What makes a libertarian society libertarian? Certainly, one must begin—as did Murray Rothbard—not only with the nonaggression principle, but also with the unequivocal protection...

Editor's Pick

Scott Lincicome Today we’ve published two new essays for Cato’s Defending Globalization project: The More Resources We Consume, the More We Have by Marian...