Microsoft Attacks Google With New 'Scroogled' Ad [Video]

Microsoft Attacks Google With New 'Scroogled' Ad [Video]

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Microsoft is attacking Google and Gmail in a new 'Scroogled' ad.

"Can you spot what Google goes through in this email? It's easy. They go through everything. Email between a husband and wife or two best friends should be completely personal but Google crosses the line and goes through every single gmail. Every word in every email."

Microsoft's ad may be a response to Google discontinuing Google Sync, a service that provided Google Mail, Calendar, and Contacts sync via the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol. While this likely affected some iOS users it is a much bigger problem for Windows Phone users who don't have CalDAV or CardDAV support yet.

Take a look below...

[via Verge]

enrickwestly - November 27, 2015 at 8:05am
Even me, I am using Google gmail for both business and personal use, I can say that it is also annoying to see ads on the top of my emails, but there is nothing I can do, I am getting the free service so I understand this is their way for use giving them back. There is no difference with the use of Yahoo mail.. they are more worst because every ads affect the performance of reading emails,, it is lagging. Though, Microsoft, perhaps just did their best effort by releasing this slogan against Google to show they are dismayed about the features of the email service. But, the root of this all, it is way of marketing and already part of the business trademark and brand name that includes this mode of adverts. Regards. Enrick West of
Fme - May 2, 2013 at 6:28am
Microsoft accuses Google of being a data collector! -- Microsoft, of course, is no exception. From Windows Activation Technologies (WAT) to Bing, Microsoft stockpiles information on you even when you don't sign up for services such as Hotmail. But what does Microsoft know about you? or better asked What doesn't microsoft know about you! --- Even FB creater Zuckerberg said "....Yahoo, and Microsoft are much worse at the practice than his company is" So M$ why don't you go F ureself................
Good Computer Guy - February 7, 2013 at 6:10pm
I gave up on Google when they pulled that. I want push email, contacts and calendar via activesync. Don't want to have to set up 3 different accounts and lose push. No thanks, buh bye.
Shompa - February 7, 2013 at 5:58pm
I don't like MSFT. They have made their money + position by breaking the law numerous times (and they have been conviqted in court many times). MSFT locks its users into its system by using propriety APIs like DirectX. Most people are so uneducated that they don't understand that they are locked into windows. At the same time they hate "locked" Apple, who follows open standards. But.. In this case MSFT is right. People needs to get educated how Google makes it money. Their users are their commodity. I want to be able to PAY Google to have private search/mail and so on. Google is a sleazy company. In my country Sweden all companies by law have to disclosure what they store about their users. Even facebook provided me with a list what they stored. Only Google refuses. Why? What are they hiding?
Lame - February 7, 2013 at 5:57pm
Lame boring ad
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