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Why We Are Here => Traffic => Topic started by: BoL on August 08, 2019, 08:56:35 AM

Title: EEA Alt Search Engines can bid to be an Android user's default search choice
Post by: BoL on August 08, 2019, 08:56:35 AM
https://www.android.com/choicescreen/

Not quite sure whether this will apply to the UK
Title: Re: EEA Alt Search Engines can bid to be an Android user's default search choice
Post by: littleman on August 09, 2019, 04:42:11 AM
Seems odd to me that a device developed by Google would auction off the default to the competition.  I don't get how this model will even come close to rivaling ad revenue.
Title: Re: EEA Alt Search Engines can bid to be an Android user's default search choice
Post by: Brad on August 12, 2019, 02:14:30 PM
Search Engine Ecosia's response to Google auctioning off search engine choices in Android Setup:
https://blog.ecosia.org/google-android-choice-screen-auction-eu-ecosia/
Title: Re: EEA Alt Search Engines can bid to be an Android user's default search choice
Post by: rcjordan on August 12, 2019, 03:25:04 PM
>I don't get how this model will even come close to rivaling ad revenue.

Methinks G is betting that the user will eventually abandon the new default selection and return to the Borg.