Instagram will soon be bombarded with $100 million worth of ads
Get ready to be bombarded with ads if you are an Instagram user. A published report on Friday says that Omnicom Media will be spending $100 million on Instagram ads on behalf of clients, over the next year. Currently, Instagram has 150 million active users with 60% of them outside the U.S. 55 million pictures are loaded on the app daily.
According to the report, ads in the user's stream will remain there for more than a day and will be in the form of a still image or a video. Instead of throwing a ton of ads at Instagram users and seeing what sticks, the spots will be targeted and selective. Instagram is said to be working with a small number of long term partners.
Now, Instagram just needs to find another $900 million in ads.
source: AdAge via BGR