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Google Adsense Bus
Status: Fake
image This photo of a London bus displaying Google Adsense ads was posted on the Digital Point Forums on April 2nd. It since has been making its way around the internet. It's definitely photoshopped. The white google ads show no variation in color or shadowing. It was probably some kind of late April Fool's Day joke. Still, it would be a clever form of outdoor advertising. (via Fresh Creation)
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Posted by The Curator on Tue Apr 25, 2006
Um, very *badly* photoshopped!
Posted by Dave Rattigan  in  Liverpool, England  on  Tue Apr 25, 2006  at  07:45 AM
Everyone's a critic.
Posted by Big Gary in Uncertain, Texas  in  Dallas, Texas, USA  on  Tue Apr 25, 2006  at  04:42 PM
I think it's sorta clever.
Posted by Citizen Premier  in  spite of public outcry  on  Tue Apr 25, 2006  at  07:11 PM
Very clever. Almost looks real. Then you get that one thought in your head, "Why would anyone in their right mind put something like THAT on a bus?". Plus, the double-decker buses in London are retired. Picture must have been taken before that, or in Las vegas, where they still exist.
Posted by LesCorbusieurs  on  Tue May 16, 2006  at  08:14 PM
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