For years, Mark Zuckerberg refused to allow these types of ads on Facebook. He knew people would hate them and he didn't want to hurt the user experience. But money talks, as they say, and now Facebook is about to get a little bit more annoying.
We're talking about the short videos or compilations of still images known as GIFs. Now Facebook is allowing businesses to use GIFs in advertisements and on their pages.
Here's one of the ads, for Kuat, a Coca-Cola product in Brazil:
GIFs can be fun, and often funny. But do you really want your screen flashing ads at you while you're browsing? Let us know in the comments below.