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will google be in trouble if they lose AOL?

     
7:19 am on Sep 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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if you all don't know, microsoft is bidding on a AOL / MSN merger.

AOL makes up 12 of google's advertising revenue..

google might place a bid on AOL to keep the revenue it makes from AOL.

would this have affect on adsense?

see: [chron.com...]

9:21 am on Sept 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Most information about the size of AOL, You find at

[alexa.com...]

I think this will have no effect

9:28 pm on Sept 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I have AOL and yet never use it for search.
9:40 pm on Sept 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I don't think the loss of revenue will impact AdSense. However, 12% is a huge amount of revenue that Google could potentially lose.
9:42 pm on Sept 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I think it would boost MSN's bottom line of subscribers if nothing else but I can't imagine that MSN would leave AOL as-is as they would probably want to switch all the customers to using MSN.

Can you imagine AOLers trying to figure out MSN?

Hoo boy.

10:35 pm on Sept 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I hope they get msn search results and I also think it will go that way.