Tech Break

Jan 19th 2017

Tech Break 3575

Instagram Stories Adds Ads

Instagram is adding full-screen ads to your stories, but you can skip them.
Category: TWiT Bits

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk about Instagram's announcement to start rolling 15-second advertisements into your stories. Instagram is adding full-screen ads to your stories, but you can skip them. Copying Snapchat's stories has been a successful move for Instagram. Since launching Stories five months ago, Instagram has gone from 100 million daily users to a 150 million daily users. Maybe that's why Instagram's description of the way ads will work in their stories seems suspiciously similar to the way ads work in Snapchat stories.

For the full episode, visit twit.tv/tnt/1681.

Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.