Sometimes when viewing a website, it can be difficult to tell what is an advertisement and what is not. Many websites have begun using something called native advertising, which attempts to sell or promote a product by marketing it as an article or a news story. These kinds of advertisements appear on news sites, magazine sites, social media, etc.
Below is a screenshot of the front page of a left-leaning news magazine called Slate. Can you tell which of the items on the front page are advertisements and which are not? How can you tell? Scroll down for the answers!
There are three advertisements readily visible on this page: