From the moment I clicked “Publish” two years ago, I’ve been uncomfortable with my post about ignoring the news.
Not because it’s wrong, or because it’s bad advice. On the contrary, I think ignoring the news is…
The level of ads and the frequency of them on Instagram is not encouraging at all. Aside from that, the quality of the ads are seriously questionable too. The alarming ones I see are for products available for 95–98% of their retail prices, they tell us they’re legit products too.. call me skeptical, I report every single one as a scam.
I understand your writing and I sympathize. Few things though.
if WhatsApp’s founders are out, why aren’t you?
I seldom use things because of their founder.
Whatsapp has been free so far and for such a good service! I deleted my Facebook account too (but not for the obvious…
How will they sustain paying engineers, servers, office space etc…? I would imagine most people would rather use an app with ads rather than shell out money. FB acquired them for 19B when they only made 1.2B in revenue. I’m pretty sure its a matter of time before they introduce ads or some other scheme to monetize.