Mittwoch, März 11, 2009

Advertisers Get a Trove of Clues in Smartphones

and can afford to pay a good price for such opportunities. The question still open is, to whom will the pay this money? To the Mobile providers, the Google's & Co, the eager publishers, or?

By Stephanie Clifford

The millions of people who use their cellphones daily to play games, download applications and browse the Web may not realize that they have an unseen companion: advertisers that can track their interests, their habits, their location ... how long people look at and engage with a specific ad and decide than, whether it does make sense to do follow-up with these consumers and what kind of offer would suit them best [and fit their spending habits and capabilities] ... privacy advocates are alarmed.

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