Google has gone down the path of adding self promotion on their main search homepage. This is a risky move for the search company as it is going against their homepage values, Which is:
“Our homepage interface is clear and simple, and pages load instantly. Placement in search results is never sold to anyone, and advertising is not only clearly marked as such, it offers relevant content and is not distracting.”
The appearance of the Google’s Nexus 7 tablet ad has stirred up several bloggers. This is Google’s answer to competing with the impending launch of Apple’s new mini iPad and Amazon’s new Kindle.