Da Vinci Code Promotion Puts Ad On Personalized Google Home Page

Is it true? Has the Google home page gotten its first ad? Steve Rubel points at a new Da Vinci Code promotion that puts a puzzle on the Google home page through cooperation between Google and Columbia. Sort of, but you've got to roll out the qualifications. Let's go:

So what about today's news? Google's Da Vinci Code Quest from Google Blogoscoped has a nice rundown on how the promotion works. In short, it puts a little puzzle on your Google personalized home page, at least beginning on April 17. Until then, you effectively have a big ad for the movie. Marketers wanting to do the same, clearly the door is open, if you've got the right contacts at Google.