I was reading Scott’s post about a misleading ad he found on Google’s GMail service… and just wanted to provide a few more examples of things that are easily found on the web if you spend enough time out there without a Popup-blocker.
This post won’t really make sense unless you go and read Scott’s first….
Here are some more examples I found… I guess the premise of this I was (and I presume Scott was as well) quite dissapointed to see Google and Reunion that is more often occupied by companies such as the below:
While the ad on GMail may be harmless (I’m sure it is) … both companies are aware that many of the ads that use deceptive tactics are NOT and can lead to unwanted software installations, etc…
Simple message: Don’t betray your visitors.