Ads in WhatsApp Status are now confirmed – What is new?
News you want to use week 44.
We’ve known for a long time that Facebook is planning on monetizing WhatsApp and WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels now confirms that ads are coming to Status. Since making WhatsApp free – and drastically increasing user numbers – Facebook has discussed various approaches to monetize the app. These seemingly included the aforementioned Status ads, selling analytics, or charging a fee after a certain number of messages. Daniels’ comments suggest the company has settled on the former.