May 06, 2023 – Google’s decision to place ads within Gmail’s inbox has been met with strong user dissatisfaction. The ads were originally placed at the top of the inbox where users could easily differentiate them from their regular emails. However, recent feedback suggests that Google has now moved the ads to the middle of the inbox, blending them in with the user’s normal messages.
According to reports from the technology media outlet 9to5Google, Google has been placing ads within Gmail’s inbox for the past decade. However, over the past few days, Google has adjusted the number of ads appearing in Gmail, displaying two ads at the top.
Reddit and Twitter users have expressed dissatisfaction with Google’s new approach to displaying ads within Gmail. Google has been constantly adjusting the way ads are displayed within Gmail over the past few years to strike a balance between user experience and advertising revenue. Google claims that it uses user feedback and behavioral data to optimize the display of ads to serve both advertisers and users better.
Despite these efforts, users are still dissatisfied with Gmail’s ads. Therefore, Google will need to continue adjusting its ad strategy to strike a balance between advertising revenue and user experience.