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Instagram Stories Feature to Gain Ads; Now Used by 150 Million Users

Instagram’s five-month-old Stories feature brings 150 million active users to the platform every single day. Now, according to a report from Fortune, the social media network is giving advertisers a way to reach them. As with its duplication of Snapchat’s Stories product, Instagram’s ads within Stories will largely mimic the ads that Snapchat began inserting...

Google Will Now Sell Users’ Profile Names, Photos And Comments In Ads

According to Google's updated terms of service, it will begin selling adult users’ profile names, photos and comments in reviews and advertising from November 11, The Wall Street Journal reports.  So for example, a product on Google's Play Store is given a +1 by you, it will be shown by Google to your friends and Google+ connections with...

Fake ‘Waterproof iPhone’ Advert Tricks Users Into Destroying Their Handsets [BEWARE]

A fake advertisement titled “Update to iOS 7 and become waterproof” circulating on social networks is claiming that users can make their iPhones waterproof by upgrading their device's software, tricking users into destroying their phones, The Independent reports. The misleading ad is also accompanied by a mocked-up advert that closely resembles Apple’s official marketing (see below). The fake ad...