Latest in Ads

Image credit:

Snapchat's evaporating news feed is getting ads 'soon'

Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Those sponsored stories on Snapchat were apparently just the beginning. At Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit today, the ephemeral messaging app's founder Evan Spiegel said that ads are en route "soon." Those ads will be based around the Story section of the application that provides a platform for evaporating recaps of whatever you choose. "We're cutting through the new technology around ads to the core of it, which is telling a story," Spiegel (above) told moderator Katie Couric. Ads seem like a natural progression for any social network, so users shouldn't exactly be surprised by this -- after all, you gotta keep those ghosts employed somehow.

[Image credit: Getty Images for Vanity Fair]

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

The 2020 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

The 2020 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

View
The best Black Friday tech deals we could find

The best Black Friday tech deals we could find

View
18 deals you don't want to miss this Black Friday

18 deals you don't want to miss this Black Friday

View
The best laptop deals we could find for Black Friday

The best laptop deals we could find for Black Friday

View
Scientists find neutrinos from star fusion for the first time

Scientists find neutrinos from star fusion for the first time

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr