Google ads FAIL

Posted: September 26, 2010 in User-centered design examples

I was searching for a news article for a blog post about the It Gets Better project – a YouTube project to help gay teenagers who are bullied and, helpful as ever, this Google ad was displayed on my screen. Had to get a screenshot, and should probably submit to FAIL blog!

  1. msvanessab says:

    The predictive content for ads isn’t working nearly as well as developers are assuming. My friend Steve just got married at the start of September, and as soon as he changed his status on Facebook to “married”, he suddenly got ads about divorce counseling and self-help for ‘eluding your previous failure and starting anew!’…

    I saved the picture for giggling purposes.