Messenger To Rely On Advertising For Income

Messenger has ruled out taking cuts of online payments

A spokesperson from Facebook has revealed that it intends to make advertising its main source of income on its Messenger app. There had been talk of Messenger generating revenue through online payments, but that plan now seems to have been dismissed. Messenger allows users to send money to one another and has just rolled out group payments. However, in an interview with Recode, David Marcus, the head of Messenger, said: “We’re not going to take cuts of payments. The one thing we traditionally do… is advertising. So we’ll continue focusing on that.” Currently, Messenger only has two types of advertising: News Feed ads and ads within the Messenger inbox. Marcus’ comments suggest that it may soon roll out new advertising options on Messenger, something that will be welcomed by many marketers. 

The Movers And Shakers - Moving And Shaking

Search and discover everything we've reported on certain brands or industry topics. Follow the trends right before your eyes - and in the blink of eye you know.
Select Country

I would like to receive emails from Webcertain

Please note that:

  • You can edit your preference and unsubscribe at any time
  • Webcertain does not share or sell your data

Individual BASIC

Free

Lists,Benchmarks
Not Available
Quizzes,eLearning,eLearning Course
2 per month
Language Guides,How To Guides,Country Guides
2 per month
Access to Webcertain video Tutors.Extra fee applicable
Not Available
Video Briefings,Catch Up TV
10 per month
Access to Customised courses and Examinations.
Not Available
Attendance at Webcertain.TV Connect Events per year
Not Available
Tools,Webcertain Events
Not Available
Subscribe

Individual PREMIUM

£5

per
month
Cancel Anytime
Lists,Benchmarks
Not Available
Quizzes,eLearning,eLearning Course
Unlimited
Language Guides,How To Guides,Country Guides
Unlimited
Access to Webcertain video Tutors.Extra fee applicable
Not Available
Video Briefings,Catch Up TV
Unlimited
Access to Customised courses and Examinations.
Not Available
Attendance at Webcertain.TV Connect Events per year
1 per month
Tools,Webcertain Events
Not Available
Subscribe

Team GLOBAL

£95

per
month
(up to5 users ) - additional users4.00
Lists,Benchmarks
Unlimited
Quizzes,eLearning,eLearning Course
Unlimited
Language Guides,How To Guides,Country Guides
Unlimited
Access to Webcertain video Tutors.Extra fee applicable
Unlimited
Video Briefings,Catch Up TV
Unlimited
Access to Customised courses and Examinations.
Unlimited
Attendance at Webcertain.TV Connect Events per year
3 per month
Tools,Webcertain Events
Unlimited
Subscribe