Instagram ads to arrive this week in the US

Instagram ads to arrive this week in the US

Well aren't you lucky America? Instagram has confirmed that ads will begin appearing in your Instagram feed this week. The rest of the world will get a temporary reprieve, but for how long we don't know. Needless to say, we'll all be sifting through ads in our image stream before long.

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It won't just be pretty pictures on Instagram anymore . / © NextPit

We reported switching services, we'll just have to see.

Instagram Sample Ad
This is the first test-ad you'll see from Instagram. / © Instagram

Let us know your thoughts on the ads when you start seeing them. Would you consider switching services to avoid ads in your image stream?

Via: New York Times Source: Instagram

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  • I expect they're on the payroll already @Henry. As far as I'm aware that's been standard policy in Instagram for ages. And I just read that BBM for iOS and Android is set to get ads ALREADY. It's only been out for a week!


  • I dont know about anyone else but I always see advertisements on instagram. Not directly from instagram but from users that are paid to put an adertisement in their pics.

    Now instagram want to monetize themselves...will they crack down on these instagrammers as they are competition to their own monetization plan?

    I guess at some point or another all apps / websites have to include some sort of advertising. But for me the Facebook in Germany is so excessive, it's like every other post is an ad.