Native advertising is a form of paid media where the ad experience follows the natural form and function of the user experience in which it is placed. Unlike traditional advertising, which often stands out as separate or intrusive, native ads blend in with the content that surrounds them, making them less obviously recognizable as ads. This type of advertising aims to be less disruptive and more aligned with what the user is already experiencing on a platform. Native ads can take various forms, including sponsored content, promoted listings, or recommended articles. They are designed to fit seamlessly with editorial content on websites, social media feeds, or any other platforms where they appear. The goal of native advertising is to provide value through content that is similar in style and topic to the user’s usual content consumption, thereby engaging the audience in a more subtle and effective way. By matching the look and feel of the natural content, native ads strive to be more relevant and less intrusive, leading to higher engagement rates from potential customers.