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Google Nabs Patent To Monitor Your Cursor Movement

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    Last Updated: July 28, 2010

    bool2 writes “Google has been awarded a patent for displaying search results based on how you move your mouse cursor on the screen… Google’s plans are to monitor the movements of the cursor, such as when a user hovers over a certain ad or link to read a tooltip, and then provide relevant search results, and ads, based on that behaviour. It means that it does not require users to actually click a link to know that they were interested in it, opening a world of opportunity for even more focused ads.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


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