Sci-tech22: 59 02.10.2018 (updated 23:01 02.10.2018) Short URLThe targeted advertising will most likely be introduced in a new version of WhatsApp, according to the portal WABetaInfo. While users have already warned that advertising has already appeared in the iOS messaging app. WABetaInfo portal users have warned that it should be expected to deploy ads in a new update of WhatsApp. It will probably be displayed at the top of the screen between Stories, messages and stories that are automatically deleted 24 hours after publication.
"And I want to add: WhatsApp is implementing advertising in the iOS app."
Previously, the WhatsApp app had been sold to Facebook who is already actively using targeted advertising on its pages and in the news feed of friends. It is likely that Facebook is using the WhatsApp Status section to post ads, reports the stuff.co.za news portal.
Recently, messaging has become available on digital phones, which has greatly increased the number of users worldwide, with approximately 1.5 million new accounts.