There are very few of us out there who use smartphones and aren’t bombarded with advertisements on every app they use. Sure, you can always just buy certain apps to get the ad-free versions of the apps but in truth, there’s only so much that you can do to escape advertisements. It’s kind of like the price we pay for having the convenience that comes with smartphones and the free apps we get.

To be honest, we kind of have to suck it up and just deal with ads, so at this point, you might as well learn a thing or two about them. The reason you see ads is pretty simple; most of the app makers don’t earn money by selling you their apps. Instead, what happens is that they sell ads to various companies that pay them for it. So unless you’re running a paid version of an app, you’ll just have to accept that there will be a few ads for you to deal with.

For better or worse, some companies won’t offer us any ad-free versions of their apps simply because ads are their primary source of income. Facebook promised to be free and they keep their promise by selling advertisements. At this point, Facebook is every advertiser’s wet dream. They’re gaining on Google’s revenue from ads pretty fast as well.

If you want to learn more about how Facebook is winning the mobile advertisement game, you can log on to You’ll find facts and figures about Google’s ad built an empire all in one place, along with how this empire might have a runner-up very soon as well. It’s always good to know about these things, considering the fact that we all use Google and Facebook.