Google Assistant starts spewing out ads on the Google Home and phones

It was only a matter of time, right? Google, an ad company (based on its main revenue stream), is serving up ads – phrased like that it doesn’t seem like a big deal. But how many of you would have expected the much-lauded Google Assistant to start telling you ads?

Well, that’s exactly what it’s doing. If you use the daily briefing feature that you can trigger by asking “What’s my day like?” you’ll hear something new today. In between the summary of your commute, reminders, calendar events, weather and the presentation of the most important news, this briefing has an ad.

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