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Facebook Is Now Offering Advertisers a 'Full-Scroll' Option

This story originally appeared on Reuters

Inc said it would launch a service that will let pay for ads only when they are scrolled through from top to bottom on its news feed.

Reuters | Robert Galbraith

The new service, called "100 percent in-view impressions", will include text, photo, link and , the company said in a post on Thursday.

Facebook also said it was partnering with Moat, an ad analytics company, which would verify video ad metrics on to give advertisers details on the performance of their video campaigns.

The company said Moat would later extend its services to all other ads on news feed, including the service launched today, and also to ads on Facebook's photo-sharing app, .

Last week, Instagram opened its platform to most advertisers across the globe to make more money and compete with popular rivals such as Snapchat.

In July, Facebook reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue but profit fell 9 percent as the company sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.

Facebook, which bought Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion, dominates mobile , with more than 75 percent of its $3.8 billion ad revenue coming from phones.

(Reporting by Lehar Maan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

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