Media Buying


Spending on out-of-home ads in South Korea slipped in 2015, with falling spending on transit ads dragging down increases in billboard and entertainment-area ad spending. But that’s expected to change this year, according to one researcher.

TV is still the No. 1 medium for daily consumption in Canada, but the internet is not far behind. The vast majority of consumers in the country spend time with both every day—as well as with radio.

Young people in Brazil spend the most time with mobile devices, according to September research, and Facebook is likely a major recipient of their attention. Google is the No. 2 mobile property in the country.

Most internet users in Germany use social networks, and juggernaut Facebook is popular in the country. But other sites are less widely used in Germany than in the nearby UK.

In 2016, digital display ad spending will eclipse search ad spending in the US for the first time. Combined, the categories of video, sponsorships, rich media and “banners and other” will account for the largest share of digital ad spending: 47.9%, worth $32.17 billion.

Digital movie viewership in South Korea has nearly tripled in two years, according to one source, and watching TV programs via the internet is also becoming more common.

The rise of digital and mobile video may have made an impact on the lives of viewers in Australia, but the time spent on digital video activities is still small compared to traditional TV.

When buying programmatically, there are many important factors that come into play. Being able to buy display, as well as inventory across channels via a single platform are two of the top ones, according to US media practitioners.