Global digital ad trends: Facebook reaches 2.02bn people with ads worldwide

The number of people that can be reached on Facebook via ads is now 2.02 billion, compared to 970 million on Instagram, 398 million on Snapchat and 386 million on twitter, according to new research.

Marketing budgets drop at fastest rate since last recession amid Covid-19 crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has led to cuts to all forms of marketing activity in the UK, dropping 6.1% overall, but marketers are being urged to think twice before pulling spend, according to the latest IPA Bellwether report.

How the Coronavirus has (and has not) affected marketing spending

eMarketer has cut its outlook for global ad spending, after decreasing its ad spending forecast in China by more than 6%.

Fighting keyword censorship: Mindshare and Skyy Vodka pilot LGBTQ friendly ad marketplace

Mindshare is developing a private marketplace in the US and UK, an initiative to help LGBTQ media titles win a greater share of advertising investment, with Skyy Vodka one of the first clients to sign up.

UK online adspend ‘now accounts for 3 in every 5 pounds spent’

UK adspend rose 5.6% year-on-year to reach £5.97bn in Q3 2019, 0.8 percentage points ahead of forecast, according to new research Warc and the Ad Association.