ONLINE ADVERTISING TRENDS AND THE FUTURE

| March 23, 2017

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Online advertising is a fast-moving industry with changes in technology, regulations and customer behavior that keep us on a constant path of innovation. In this blog, I briefly explore some of the most important online advertising trends and think about what’s coming in our near future.For several years now, we’ve been hearing that ad revenues on mobile are increasing much faster than desktop. In fact, in 2016, ad revenues for mobile were up 66%, while desktop earnings raised only 5%. The trend is clear.

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