It is still unclear whether it is coming or not. In any case, Whatsapp is allowed to advertise its users on February 1st. However, this should not be too pronounced.
Facebook, a grocery store. Div from the Silicon Valley not only has a white platform "f" on the blue background, but also Instagram or Whatsapp services, which are installed on many smartphones in Switzerland.
While advertisements have long been advertised on Facebook and Instagram applications, this is tab on Whatsapp. Reason: When five years ago, Facebook sold Green Bulletin for $ 22 billion, promised by Mark Zuckerberg (34), founder Whatsappa Jan Koum (42) and Brian Acton (46), according to the "Chip" portal. give up. However, two left the company in 2017 and 2018.
Finally from the loss zone?
Not forever, but only today. From 1 February 2019, Whatsapp can advertise in accordance with the contract. However, it is unclear whether to do so directly. At BLICK's request, the spokesperson said it was planned to begin advertising during the year – without specifying a particular date.
On the other hand, it's already clear how it will look: it will not run intriguingly directly in chats, but should initially only be visible in status screens. Here, like Instagram with the Stories feature, you can place images, videos, and texts of experience so that all of their contacts can be seen.
Because advertising revenue should help Whatsapp finally get out of red, which could never go away from 1.5 billion users. (KST)