Statistics: Online Advertising

Google’s ‘International Women’s Day’ spot was most watched ad on YouTube in March

The top 10 ads on YouTube’s March leaderboard earned a total of 82.1 million views, and 35.8 million were generated by Google’s spot promoting International Women’s Day. The “Searching for Gender Equality” took 43 percent of all views generated by the top 10 ads and four times the number of views earned by the second-ranking …

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Native will dominate display spending in 2018

According to a new set of estimates from eMarketer, native advertising will comprise nearly 60 percent of display spending this year in the US. According to the report, mobile, social and Amazon are the growth drivers behind this shift. Amazon is playing a major role in the growth of native ads outside of social media. …

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Forecast: Digital advertising pulling away from TV on global basis

Forecaster Zenith has projected global TV ad spending will be $187 billion this year, while digital is slated to grow to $227 billion. Last year, according to the agency, digital overtook TV advertising for the first time. Assuming no recessions or economic downturns, driven by uncertainty or trade wars, Zenith argues that global ad expenditures …

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Clash Royale’s ‘Epic Comeback’ was #1 YouTube ad in December, Apple was top brand overall

Supercell’s “Clash Royale” video game had the most-watched ad on YouTube last month, with its “Epic Comeback” spot generating 16 million views. However, Apple was the most popular brand overall, with three ads in YouTube’s December ad leaderboard. The iPhone X helped push Apple well ahead of the other brands, with its “Animoji Yourself” spot …

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Samsung Galaxy had the most-watched ad on YouTube in November with 23.9M views

With 23.9 million views, Samsung Galaxy’s “Growing Up” ad owned more than a third of the 66.7 million views generated by the top 10 ads on YouTube in November. Last month’s most popular ads accounted for 82.4 million minutes of watch time on YouTube. Not only did Samsung take more than a third of the …

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Another year of e-commerce records

Across the board, the numbers now in from several reports point to a strong online kick-off to the holiday shopping season. After predicting holiday e-commerce revenue will reach a record-breaking $100.7 billion by year’s end, Adobe reports Black Friday online retail sales reached $5.03 billion — up 16.9 percent over last year. “Adobe predicted $5 …

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