Facebook to start showing video ads this week

Facebook will start selling video advertisements with the first ads set to run on the social-networking site on December 19th, said a report.

17th December, 2013
Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pushed back the start date for the video ads at least twice, wanting to make sure Facebook’s user experience won’t be tainted.

Facebook will start selling video advertisements with the first ads set to run on the social-networking site on December 19th, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.

The ads will automatically play in Facebook users’ news feeds, the newspaper said on its website. The social media company plans an announcement today and one of the first ads will be a made-for-Facebook trailer for the film “Divergent,” according to the report....

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