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Instagram has added ads to Reels, you know what that means?

Ok clearly we are not very elated about more ads on Instagram, but that’s clearly how Facebook likes to roll. And so, after your normal timeline, here are ads on Instagram Reels.

Instagram has launched Reels advertisements today subsequent to testing it in select nations. As the company explains, Instagram Reels is the best place to reach people who do not follow you, so this is good news for small businesses and brands that do not have a large following as they can still grab eyeballs. Ads on Reels will allow both brands and creators to be discovered by a much wider audience than the limited number they can cater to via stories and posts.

The Reels advertisement will also follow a format of being showcased in full screen and vertically, similar to all Reels’ substance. These promotions will seem like advertisements in Stories, in the middle of peoples Reels. Like with the ordinary Reels content, these advertisements will circle and can be as long as 30 seconds in length. Peoples can also comment on, similar to, view, save and offer these Reels promotions.

The Reels advertisements will show up in the most popular places to get to Reels content, which includes the Reels tab, Reels in Stories, Reels in Explore, and Reels in your feed. When you tap into a stagger from Stories, Feed, the Reels Tab or Explore, you will enter a watcher that solely shows Reels and you can continue to scroll upward.

Just like any other ad on Instagram, you are also going to be given control over the Reels ads you see. If you see an ad you don’t like, you can skip the ad. Or you can also tap the menu on the post to hide or report it.

“We see Reels as a great way for people to discover new content on Instagram, and so ads are a natural fit. Brands of all sizes can take advantage of this new creative format in an environment where people are already being entertained,” said Justin Osofsky, Instagram Chief Operating Officer.

In the event that you are on iOS 14.5 and up, and have application following turned on, Instagram (and Facebook) won’t follow the substance you see and send you related promotions or on Stories, your channel, or on Reels. Yet, that won’t diminish the quantity of advertisements you see at some random time. On the off chance that you are somebody like us, who despises advertisements, we don’t have an answer for you yet. In any case, to be reasonable, Instagram promotions are less despicable than the advertisements on Facebook, so you know, that is something.