Microsoft Ad Paints Google as Snake Oil Salesman


Microsoft takes a swipe at Google (personified as a fast-talking salesman; check out the sly tie with Google’s colors) with the viral video above that’s being promoted on Twitter with a #Googlighting hashtag.

The spot’s description: “What happens when the world’s largest advertising business tries to sell productivity software on the side? Beware the Googlighting Stranger. Learn more at


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