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.

Case study: Adidas uses Google data insights to create targeted storytelling and more relevant product messages

In a crowded marketplace, Adidas needed a way to stand out from the competition and serve relevant messages to people at crucial points in their purchase decisions. This case study looks at how the sportswear brand used programmatic display ads to tell exactly the right stories to the right people, at the right step in the customer’s journey to maximise sales.

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.

Advertising in a lockdown: What consumers expect from brands during the Covid outbreak

As more countries across the world impose lockdown restrictions to fight the spread on the Coronavirus, how is consumer sentiment towards brands and advertising changing? New research from Global Web Index looks at key markets across the world to uncover why people expect brands to help more and advertise less.

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%.