It is said that in today’s mass media society we are exposed to hundreds of ads every day. Well, according to satirical news broadcaster the Onion News Network, that seems likely to rise with Google’s new phone service that listens into live telephone conversations and plays targeted ads based on keywords picked up during the chat.
Reality or science fiction? Well, it’s the Onion. So, of course, it’s a joke. However, with tailored Google ads being part of our everyday online searches for a while now, who knows where the future lies!