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Google could see its revenue from mobile ads rise to $5.8 billion this year

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Jan 2012, 21:17

If Google doesn't make a dime from manufacturers loading their handsets with Android, how does Google earn its bread? According to an analyst from Cowen, the Mountain View based company brings in $7 for mobile advertising on each smartphone and tablet, including search and display ads on iOS and Android devices...

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posted on 22 Jan 2012, 08:06 2

1. shafboy (Posts: 179; Member since: 26 Sep 2010)

Google is major, no doubt.

posted on 22 Jan 2012, 10:50 3

2. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)

What is really nice is that money is not taken from the pocket of Android users

posted on 22 Jan 2012, 14:29

3. Leo_MC (Posts: 2537; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)

I am starting to dislike adds everywhere on my phone, adds on youtube, gmail etc, adds, adds, adds.
If I wanted adds, I would have looked at my TV.
I understand the need of profit but make adds more expensive, don't bomb the user with more and more and more... adds.

posted on 22 Jan 2012, 15:36 1

4. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

then buy the apps. bam, no more ads. if you want the app for free, then bam, you get ads. You may be annoyed, but the app developer and the people that put the time into keeping software on your phone deserve to be paid. If you dont buy the app, the only way they get paid is through ads.

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