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Status ads are coming to WhatsApp in 2020

By Cookie Monster - on 25 May 2019, 7:00am

Status ads are coming to WhatsApp in 2020

Image source: @Olivier_Ptv

Facebook has confirmed that ads are coming to WhatsApp in 2020. 

According to an attendee at the recent Facebook Marketing Summit, the company shared a 2020 launch window for WhatsApp status ads. Based on the slide, ads are likely to appear when users view status updates posted by their contacts. This is actually a less offensive method of introducing apps on WhatsApp than have the ads appear in the chat menu or window. 

WABetaInfo reported last year that Facebook is already working to introduce ads on the iOS version of WhatsApp. While Facebook did not reveal a specific launch date, WhatsApp users can enjoy using the app without ads for the rest of this year. 

Source: @Olivier_Ptv via Android Authority