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?
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  • What social media platforms get the most spending?

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Facebook’s Privacy Tool Is Here and Here’s What Advertisers Need to Know

Facebook’s Privacy Tool Is Here and Here’s What Advertisers Need to Know

Aug 22, 2019

Facebook recently announced that it will finally roll out its long-promised “Clear History” tool, now known as “Off-Facebook Activity.” The tool will show users the information third-party websites and apps have shared about them with Facebook and allow them to disconnect that browsing history from their profiles, preventing its use for ad targeting.

CMO Roundtable: Facebook Now—and in the Future

Aug 07, 2019

In our Facebook Advertising in 2021 report, eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson detailed how advertisers are currently engaging with Facebook and how that might change if controversy and the subsequent reduction of targeting tools continues. Among the CMOs we spoke with were Brandon Rhoten of the restaurant chain Potbelly Sandwich Works, Allison Lowrie of the digital classifieds service ANGI Homeservices Inc. and Peter Scheer of the ecommerce car retailer Vroom.

eMarketer’s July Earnings Recap: Facebook, Amazon, Google, Twitter, Snapchat, Netflix

eMarketer’s July Earnings Recap: Facebook, Amazon, Google, Twitter, Snapchat, Netflix

Jul 30, 2019

The second half of July means Q2 earnings are out. While some results were surprising, others showed companies’ continued growth, and in one instance, even a potential rebound. We offer our analysis on six companies as well as our own forecasts.

Why Clorox Still Believes in Facebook: An Interview with CMO Stacey Grier

Why Clorox Still Believes in Facebook: An Interview with CMO Stacey Grier

Jul 22, 2019

Stacey Grier, who became Clorox's CMO in December 2018, shares similar attitudes to her predecessor. For our report on the future of Facebook advertising, eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson spoke with Grier to find out why marketers still rely on Facebook for effective targeting and how Clorox is working alongside the social giant to make the platform a positive place for advertisers—and consumers—in the future.

Instagram's New Explore Ads Signal Potential Changes to Organic Reach

Instagram's New Explore Ads Signal Potential Changes to Organic Reach

Jul 09, 2019

Instagram's new Explore page ads will bring more opportunities for marketers—but they also raise concerns about the limit of organic reach, which some claim has already happened in the Instagram feed. Savvy marketers have established best practices to get their content featured on Explore, but when ads are introduced, it could become more challenging to appear there organically.