Social Media Ad Spending

Social media ad spending includes paid advertising appearing within social networks, social network games and social network apps; but excludes spending by marketers that goes toward developing or maintaining a social network presence. eMarketer's forecasts, data and statistics include estimates for ... social media ad spending per social network user, per hour spent with social networks per person, and by share, growth and platform or venue (including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Twitter). eMarketer's reports, charts, interviews and forecasts provide you with data and insights to answer a variety of questions such as:Show More ▼
  • How much is spent on social media advertising?
  • What is the growth of social media ad spending?
  • What social media platforms get the most spending?

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Germany Digital Ad Spending 2019

Germany Digital Ad Spending 2019

Mar 28, 2019

Ad spending on digital platforms in Germany will jump nearly 10% in 2019, to €7.28 billion ($8.59 billion). Increased outlays on social media, video and especially mobile advertising are the main market drivers.

China Digital Ad Spending 2019

China Digital Ad Spending 2019

Mar 28, 2019

Despite a faltering economy and subdued growth across traditional media, total media ad spend in China will maintain strong growth on the back of increases in digital and mobile, where the top digital publishers will maintain their dominance.

Canada Digital Ad Spending 2019

Canada Digital Ad Spending 2019

Mar 28, 2019

Our ad spending forecast for Canada shows a slim majority of ad dollars funneling to digital, fueled by the duopoly’s massive impact on the local market.

US Digital Ad Spending 2019

US Digital Ad Spending 2019

Mar 28, 2019

This year will be the first time that digital ad spending will account for more than 50% of the total US ad market. The majority of digital ad investments will still go to Google and Facebook, but Amazon is gaining ground.

Global Digital Ad Spending 2019

Global Digital Ad Spending 2019

Mar 28, 2019

In 2019, digital will account for 50.1% of total media ad spending worldwide thanks to strong growth from major digital ad sellers like Google, Facebook, Alibaba and Amazon. Traditional channels will remain important, however, as advertisers begin to think more holistically about their advertising and marketing budgets.

Here’s How Facebook Has Restricted Ad Targeting

Mar 28, 2019

Data-sharing scandals and public outcry keep driving Facebook to change its ad targeting features. Here’s a list the ways Facebook has changed how ads can be targeted on its platform.

Social Video Ad Spending Will Grow 44% by 2021

Social Video Ad Spending Will Grow 44% by 2021

Mar 11, 2019

Social video ad spending in the US will reach $14.89 billion in 2021, growing 44% from 2019, according to our latest forecast. It will then account for 30.4% of total video ad spending.