12.5 C
New York
Friday, October 9, 2020
Home News Advertisements coming to an Instagram feed near you

Advertisements coming to an Instagram feed near you

Instagram

Ad placements to roll out extremely slowly, be 'beautiful and high quality'

Taking to its official blog to announce the news, Instagram laid out its plan to introduce advertisements into the social photo and video service. It was only a matter of time before Instagram (now owned by Facebook) had to monetize its 150 million users, but it plans to start things off slowly at least. In the coming months, users will start to see both photos and videos in their feed from brands that they don't follow.

The advertisements will be "a small number of beautiful, high-quality photos and videos from a handful of brands that are already great members of the Instagram community," the post claims. Given Instagram's artistic ethos this is probably the best way to go about it — give us something we may want to see already, and we won't complain.

read more

Latest

Prime Day 2020 Deals You Can Shop Now: AirPods, Instant Pots, 4K TVs

You don’t have to wait for Prime Day 2020 on October 13 and October 14 to take home some must-have electronics at a discount: There are early you can shop right now. These include significant discounts on the latest Apple iPad Mini, Instant Pot Duo, and 50-inch TCL 4-Series Roku 4K TV. Instant Pot Duo […]

This Mophie wireless charging pad is 50% off in time for Prime Day

No more plugging in or fiddling with wires. You can just toss your smartphone on the charging pad and presto!

Hey Apple, please sell me an Apple Watch without a strap

Seeing as it has already removed the charging block from the Apple Watch box, Apple should also offer an Apple Watch without a strap included, and here's why.

Google Pixel 5 vs. Pixel 4 XL: Should you upgrade?

The Google Pixel 4 XL may barely be a year old, but the Pixel 5 has already arrived to steal its thunder. Is it really a better smartphone, though? We find out.