24 Jun 2017 by Lars

Google will stop reading your emails for ads

Google will stop reading your email contents for ads inside Gmail. While this is definitively good news, ads will continue to appear inside the free version of Gmail based on information Google already pulls from sources as search and YouTube.

Paying Gmail users never received the email-scanning ads like the free version of the program, but some business customers were confused by the distinction and its privacy implications, said Diane Greene, Google’s senior vice president of cloud. “What we’re going to do is make it unambiguous,” she said based on this Bloomberg article.

Read her post here.