Digital Advertising Soars


Digital consumption continues to grow, and advertising dollars are following fast. According to a recent report conducted by PwC in partnership with AIB, all major channels increased significantly compared with a year ago, particularly across digital video, digital audio, social media and search.

Here are some of the report’s key insights.

  • Digital video continues to be one of the fastest growing channels, up 51% over last year with total revenues of $39.5 billion.
  • Digital audio captured the highest year over year growth, up 58% to $4.9 billion.
  • Social media advertising was up 39% to $57.7 billion.

Looking ahead to the remainder of 2022, IAB and PwC forecast continued digital ad growth driven by innovation. The continued rise of AR/VR and the metaverse is expected to spark innovation and continue to drive ad revenue in the years ahead.

Read the full “IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report: Full Year 2021” here. (IAB, 04.12.22)

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