“Microsoft on Monday began displaying mobile advertising to MSN Mobile customers for the first time, in hopes of generating additional revenue,” Elena Malykhina reports for InformationWeek.
“Now when mobile users in the United States visit Microsoft’s MSN Mobile Web page on their cell phone and smartphone browsers, they’ll see banner and text ad placements,” Malykhina reports.
“The software giant claims that the introduction of mobile ads will enhance the experience for customers,” Malykhina reports.
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Enhancement? Uh, riiight. The good news for MSN Mobile suckers is that the experience was already impossible to diminish.
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