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Instagram starts running its first ad

0. phoneArena 02 Nov 2013, 02:09 posted on

After wondering for a little more than a year how Facebook would monetize Instagram, the picture sharing social network starting running its first ads on Friday; late last month, Instagram showed users what an ad would look like so it can be distinguished from a regular Instagram photo. An ad will have a special icon in the upper right corner with the word "Sponsored" right next to it...

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posted on 02 Nov 2013, 02:25 9

1. D.Aceveda (Posts: 351; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)


Wow. This is amazing. Ads on a free website

posted on 02 Nov 2013, 03:25 5

2. androiphone20 (Posts: 1117; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


hope this doesn't spoil my insta-experience :P

posted on 02 Nov 2013, 10:31 5

3. AeroPrime (Posts: 142; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)


Ads actually drains your battery.

posted on 02 Nov 2013, 10:48 2

4. Leo_MC (Posts: 394; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)


I have never seen the point of Instagram.

posted on 03 Nov 2013, 01:29

7. JC557 (Posts: 699; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


Basically it's all about food and selfies (especially boobies).

posted on 03 Nov 2013, 06:41

8. Leo_MC (Posts: 394; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)


I still don't get it: why can't they be posted directly on Facebook?!

posted on 02 Nov 2013, 14:03

5. androiphone20 (Posts: 1117; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


they should focus on a way of verifying accounts first

posted on 02 Nov 2013, 15:02 1

6. quakan (Posts: 1079; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


For feedback, everyone should write, "I hate ads".

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