Source: Insider Intelligence | eMarketer, August 2023 - October 2023
Note: All years converted to US dollars using average 2022 exchange rates; includes display, search, video and other forms of paid advertising appearing within social networks, social games and social apps; excludes spending by marketers that goes toward developing or maintaining a social network presence
Additional Note: Social ad spending historical data up to 2015 is derived from Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)/PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) data. Travel includes airlines, car rental, hotels and resorts, cruises, destination marketing organizations; includes both leisure and business travel.
Methodology: Estimates are based on the analysis of various elements related to the ad spending market, including macro-level economic conditions; historical trends of the advertising market; historical trends of each medium in relation to other media; reported revenues from major ad publishers; estimates from other research firms; data from benchmark sources; consumer media consumption trends; consumer device usage trends; and eMarketer interviews with executives at ad agencies, brands, media publishers and other industry leaders.