Scroogled.com, new website of Microsoft, has claimed that Gmail scans words in sent and received emails and then send targeted adverts, disguised as new messages, to the user's inbox, the Metro reports.
Gmail is facing scrutiny from Microsoft for violating consumer trust.
A petition on the site, addressed to Google's chairman, demands the company to stop this malpractice.
There have been more than 55,000 signatures so far for the petition, the report added.
--ANI (Posted on 13-08-2013)