Everybody's Favorite Open Source LMS: Blackboard

From Michael Feldstein, via the OLDaily.

It looks like Blackboard paid for Google adwords to have ads for Blackboard appear when people searched for "Open Source LMS" --

Image via Michael Feldstein

Unfortunately, the Blackboard ads appeared under the heading "Open Source LMS" creating the appearance that Blackboard is an open source product.

Image via Michael Feldstein

It appears that Blackboard has pulled the ad. And here I was, expecting to see a link to the "Blackboard Free Download" page, and their Community Support wiki.


Looks like they are not the only ones that are still doing this. A search today on 'Open Source LMS' still brings up plenty of Google AdWords of non Open Source LMS's. :)

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