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This article was published on November 1, 2009

Apple Buying Ads Against Windows 7 Searches

Apple Buying Ads Against Windows 7 Searches
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gotchaOh Apple, you little guerrilla you. In a move that will surprise few, Apple is purchasing advertisements against searches on Google such as “download windows 7,” and “windows 7 download.”

Those are actually different searches, by the way. They generate about 5 million different listings than each other.

Apple must be paying exorbitant prices for the space, and probably making few sales against someone already looking to move up the Windows food chain. That aside, it is fun to see Apple talk smack with its 30 billion dollar bank account and ad-bomb Redmond.

There is nothing like raining on someone else’s parade. Image after the jump.

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