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Google Begins Reading Gmail Messages to Promote Services Around Hotel Stays

  • Beta News, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:54 AM

Google is now reading Gmail users' email in order to send marketing messages surrounding hotel stays. Essentially if a consumer books a hotel and receives their confirmation via Gmail, Google will use this information to sell them more products and services near the hotel. For example, users can use their Gmail app to ask their inbox for restaurant recommendations around their hotel or to ask for directions to their hotel. 

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