Instagram Video Invites Ads Speculation, Puts Vine on Notice

We all knew it was only a matter of time before Twitter’s rival (Facebook) put out a video sharing platform. Experts think there is room for both Instagram Video and Vine. However, Facebook is expected to move slowly before implementing ads into one of its most prized possessions. Advertisers are drooling the idea of Instagram paid ads, but are consumers?

The possibilities surrounding Instagram implementing a Vine -like video feature has the tech world abuzz today, after TechCrunch reported the popular mobile app’s parent, Facebook, would unveil the move on Thursday. For the marketing-minded, the development creates at least a couple of huge questions. As digital video continues to gain momentum , will a steady stream of user-generated video become the impetus for Facebook implementing ads on Instagram? The online model is certainly proven with…

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Published June 18, 2013 by Luke Severn.
Categories: Instagram, Social Media