Microsoft slips ads into Windows 10 Mail client – then U-turns so hard, it warps fabric of reality

We never meant to make that widely public which is why we made a public FAQ for it

Microsoft was, and maybe still is, considering injecting targeted adverts into the Windows 10 Mail app.

The ads would appear at the top of inboxes of folks using the client without a paid-for Office 365 subscription, and the advertising would be tailored to their interests. Revenues from the banners were hoped to help keep Microsoft afloat, which banked just $16bn in profit in its latest financial year.

Source: Microsoft slips ads into Windows 10 Mail client – then U-turns so hard, it warps fabric of reality

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