If you see an advertisement via the Internet (World Wide Web), then it is classified as online advertising . In fact, there are ads on this very page, and most other websites you visit, as they are the primary revenue driver for the Internet. Another avenue of online advertising is "Native Advertising , " which is the digital variation of the old print advertorials. And, sponsored content is growing by leaps and bounds. From ads on Facebook and SnapChat, to partnerships with Buzzfeed and Reddit, the fastest, easiest way to reach millions of potential customers is online.