March 6, 2020

US Mobile Ad Spending Share, by Format, 2019-2024 (billions)


This chart shows eMarketer's estimates of the share of US mobile ad spending that will go to various formats, including search, display, video, social network video and mobile messaging.


Display data includes banners and ads such as Facebook's News Feed Ads and Twitter's Promoted Tweets, rich media (including instream and outstream video ads) on WAP sites, mobile HTML sites and embedded in-app/in-game advertising. Search data includes advertising on search engines, search apps and ... carrier portals. Messaging data includes ad placements in SMS, MMS and peer-to-peer messaging. Video includes instream video ads such as those appearing before, during or after digital video content in a video player (pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll video ads) and video overlays; includes social network instream video advertising in platforms such as Facebook Watch and Snapchat Shows; includes outstream video ads such as native, in-feed (including video ads in Facebook's News Feed and Twitter's Promoted Tweets), in-article, in-banner and interstitial video ads.More


Estimates are based on the analysis of various elements related to the ad spending market, including macro-level economic conditions; historical trends of the advertising market; historical trends of each medium in relation to other media; reported revenues from major ad publishers; estimates from other research firms; data from benchmark sources; consumer media consumption trends; consumer device usage trends; and eMarketer interviews with executives at ad agencies, brands, media publishers and other industry leaders.