Creep Factor Enhanced: New Google Ad Format

Today, Shelby at Standing Dog noticed a new Google AdWords Format of ads that totally creeped her out. This is no Halloween joke. In fact, the creep factor is here big-time in this case.

Google has chosen to start including your email address in their AdWords ads. Even though Shelby was logged into Google at the time, revealing your email address in the middle of a Google ad just increases the creep factor a lot. I mean, really, where is the privacy when you are going to be browsing the web and all of a sudden the ads that you see already include your email address? This is definitely something that we all should consider. Why is Google including your email address in their new ad format?

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