Egypt and Google AdWords targeting FAIL

I was looking for information about riots in Egypt and happened to notice these content targeted ads.

A few steps from pyramids… great view!

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Real estate in Egypt is a great investment… cars, not so much.

egypt ad targeting fail 1

It is understandable that machines will generate matches like these but the people behind the wheel should wake up. They won’t probably get too many pointless clicks but there might be some adverse branding effects.

Priit Kallas

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