Whatsapp will now show you ads in Status - Nigeria Tech Zone

The hour has come for Whatsapp to skip their first initial plan of not showing ads. The company has found a particular interesting place to show ads to everyone.

Since the acquisition of the company, Whatsappp four years ago, by Facebook for $19 billion. The messaging app co-founders has never thought of making some money via the app. But today changes the story.

You might be want to know that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s goal to monetize WhatsApp has forced the social media messaging service’s co-founders to leave the company. He was in news as of recent.

After the resignation, Brian Acton, who is one of the founder said to Forbes, “Targeted advertising is what makes me unhappy,” He also added that Mark Zuckerberg is rushing to make money from the messaging service.

Hence, making some profits clearly undermine elements of its encryption technology. Wondering where the company had chose to display the ads? the answer is “Status” It was confirmed by Vice President Chris Daniels on Wednesday.

He said to reporters in New Delhi on Wednesday “We are going to be putting ads in ‘Status’. That is going to be primary monetisation mode for the company as well as an opportunity for businesses to reach people on WhatsApp,”

For remembrance purpose, WhatsApp has over 1.5 billion users globally, including more than 250 million in India. WhatsApp’s “Status” feature allows users to share text, photos, videos and animated GIFs that disappear after 24 hours.

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