Promoted Posts

Overview

Used by: Social media sites and communities
Example companies: Reddit, Imgur, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest
What: Ads that look, feel, and behave like organic posts; usually appearing "in-feed"
Why: User communities are user-first, so it’s important to provide non-jarring ad experiences
Common targeting: Demographic (from user-given information), frequency capping, interest/ category targeting
Common tracked events: Impressions, clicks, social shares, comments, likes
Common platform models: Both self-serve and direct deals

Examples From Around the Web

Reddit:

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Instagram:

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