Today Google announced Shared Endorsements.
You might be thinking that this sounds a lot like Facebook’s Sponsored Stories or other forms of social advertising, but there are some big differences.
- Google is telling us ahead of time of the changes.
- Google will not lie about pages we don’t really like.
- It is easy to opt out.
- The changes apply to Google+ Pages as well.
This Google+ post shows more about the coming changes, as well as how to opt out:
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