Google Tests Showing Product Ads In Knowledge Graph Carousel Area
Well, now, Google is apparently testing showing ads from the paid Google Shopping results in that user interface.
Pete Meyers posted on the Moz Google+ page an image of him seeing Google Shopping listings in the carousel for a search on [laptops]. Here is a picture from Pete Meyers of Moz:
Pete said that you should notice that “almost everything above the fold is a paid result.” Indeed.