Soon enough, not even our lock screens will be safe from adverts

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Android users in the US could soon start seeing content, applications and even advertisements on their lock screen in the next few months.

TechCrunch reports that several operators are in discussion with advertising startup Glance regarding partnerships that would push news headlines, videos, games, and photos every time an individual picks up their handset.

Glance is already pre-installed on many as 400 million Android devices in Asia, where it works with manufacturers to enhance the economics of cheaper but feature-packed low-end and mid-range devices.

Android lockscreen adverts
Any US-focused rollout would be a premium service to …