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June 30, 2006

Google News Has "Ads By Google"

Google News, the service that finds and groups news by subject, doesn't have ads. Although, the news sources are manually reviewed, often something wrong happens and the results are hilarious.

If you search for "ads by Google" on Google News, you'll see a site, namely, that has the same title for all the pages. It's weird that "Ads by Google" isn't the title of the HTML page or of the feed entry. So is this Google News spam?


  1. I think it's the ads on, they served 5 Google ads on every news page.

  2. I've seen these problems 2 days ago, I think, when I searched for "google" on Google News. I didn't post it because I thought it was a temporary problem, but it's not.'s HTML code is awful. They have two or three body sections and three head sections mixed randomly. "Ads by Google" appears only in their Google ads. What does this have to do with the title?