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Microsoft Scroogles Danny Sullivan Out Of A Scroogled Mug

Microsoft Scroogles Danny Sullivan Out Of A Scroogled Mug

By Chris Crum January 15, 2014

It looks like Microsoft is “scroogling” the people that are actually buying into its “Scroogled” campaign. Back in November, the company added a Scroogled product page to its online store, where it started selling Scroogled mugs, a Scroogled hat and …

New 'Internal' Microsoft 'Scroogled' Ad 'Leaks' New 'Internal' Microsoft 'Scroogled' Ad 'Leaks'
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Microsoft, who just received a cease and desist letter from Google for a separate issue, has now had a new “Scroogled” ad allegedly leak to the public, though it was allegedly meant for Microsoft employees. This one attacks Chrome, saying …

Microsoft Launches Scrooge-Based Ads In April Microsoft Launches Scrooge-Based Ads In April
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That didn’t take long. Just when we thought Microsoft was wrapping up the whole “Scroogled” thing, they’re back with a big new campaign, this time taking on Android. Scroogled, as you may or may not know, started as a holiday …

Is Bing Right About Enhanced Campaigns? Is Bing Right About Enhanced Campaigns?
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In early February, Google introduced Enhanced Campaigns, which it described as an “evolution” of AdWords. While embraced by some advertisers, others do not like the direction Google has elected to take. Microsoft, Google’s competitor in the space and a frequent …

Congressman Thinks We're Being Scroogled Congressman Thinks We're Being Scroogled

Microsoft’s latest, and now retired, Scroogled campaign focused on accusations that Google violates your privacy by screening your emails and serving ads. It’s true that Google does serve ads on emails through a computerized algorithm, but one congressman has bought …

Microsoft's 'Scroogled' Campaign Is On The Way Out Microsoft's 'Scroogled' Campaign Is On The Way Out
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Bing’s “Scroogled” campaign, the one that not-so-subtly claims that you’re getting screwed by Google on a everyday basis (Bing says that it’s not Screw-gled, but Scrooge-led, like Ebenezer). is on the way out. According to KQED, the TV, newspaper, and …

Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is? Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is?
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Last week, Microsoft launched a new “Scroogled” campaign. In case you don’t recall, the company launched a campaign under that name during the holiday season, calling out Google Shopping for its paid Google Shopping model (a move that has been …

Microsoft: Scroogled Petition Has 79K Signatures Microsoft: Scroogled Petition Has 79K Signatures
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Microsoft keeps on keeping on with this Scroogled thing. We’ve been alerted that there’s now an infographic to go along with it. The company says its Scroogled petition has reached 78,000 signatures (It’s actually at over 79K). It’s unclear how …

Microsoft Launches Outlook.com To All Microsoft Launches Outlook.com To All
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Microsoft has announced that Outlook.com, the new webmail offering it launched in limited preview last year, is officially launching worldwide to all. According to the company, it has already amassed 60 million users in 6 months. According to a report …

New Scroogled Video Shows Google Cyborg Reading Mail New Scroogled Video Shows Google Cyborg Reading Mail
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As you may know, Microsoft recently resurrected its “Scroogled” campaign against Google, attacking Gmail in the latest round. More on the campaign here, but the premise is basically that Microsoft wants Gmail users to be aware that Google serves them …

Bing Does Another Blind Search Test Bing Does Another Blind Search Test
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As you may have read, Microsoft is attacking Google again. This time, they’ve extended the “Scroogled” campaign to call out Google over ad targeting in Gmail, based on a feature that Google has openly implemented since Gmail came out. But …

Microsoft Is Doing The "Scroogled" Thing Again Microsoft Is Doing The "Scroogled" Thing Again
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Microsoft is at it again with a new “Scroogled” campaign (you know, the ads where Microsoft attacks Google for things). The whole thing is a promotion for Microsoft’s Outlook.com. The basic premise is that Google serves you ads in Gmail …

Shopping: When Bing Gets Paid, It's An Accident Shopping: When Bing Gets Paid, It's An Accident
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Last month, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google Shopping, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. Microsoft’s search engine has consistently been calling out Google’s recent transition form an anyone-can-get-in-for-free approach to a paid inclusion approach for Shopping results, as well as …

Bing Has A New "Scroogled" Video Bing Has A New "Scroogled" Video
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Bing keeps going on about this Scroogled thing. Now, they’ve put out a new video. Accompanying the video on the search engine’s blog is the following explanation: “Last week we launched the ‘Scroogled’ campaign to educate average people about what …

Bing Talks Smack About Google Again Bing Talks Smack About Google Again
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Last week, Bing launched the Don’t Get Scroogled campaign, bad-mouthing Google Shopping. After being called out in the press for its own practices, Bing is now blasting Google again. This time, it’s about Google’s reaction to the Scroogled campaign. The …

Bing's "Bing It On" Challenge Gets A Holiday Touch Bing's "Bing It On" Challenge Gets A Holiday Touch
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Last week, Bing got the Internet’s attention with its latest campaign against Google: the “Don’t Get Scroogled” campaign. This, of course, followed the Bing It On campaign launched earlier this year, which encourages people to engage in a blind taste …

Is Bing Right About Google "Scroogling" You? Is Bing Right About Google "Scroogling" You?
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This week, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. It’s a dig at Google Shopping, the product of Google’s recent transition from the free-to-list product search offering to a paid inclusion, ad-based Google Shopping model. Bing …