Why do we get a Google search result with ads when we are trying to do an internal search for Categories?

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in WikiTree Tech by Anonymous Troy G2G6 Pilot (155k points)
retagged by Keith Hathaway
Sharon, are you logged in when this happens?

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Best answer

The category search (from here) is a custom Google search. In other words, we use Google's search engine to search our existing categories.

Although, I just did a search there, and didn't see any ads. Is that the search you're talking about?

by Lianne Lavoie G2G6 Pilot (423k points)
selected by Jillaine Smith
+7 votes
I imagine it helps pay the bills.
by Rosemary Jones G2G6 Pilot (238k points)
+3 votes

If it's a concern for you and you don't want to see it then install Ghostery. Here's more information about it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostery

by Andreas West G2G6 Mach 6 (61.1k points)

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