Meta's ad-free tier, Google's AI image tools, Amazon's lead gen ads and more feature in this month’s list of search and social news.
Did you know the average consumer spends 127 minutes in mobile applications a day? That’s nearly an hour more than people spend on the Web and just 41 minutes shy of the 168 minutes Americans spend watching television on a given day. It’s an opportunity worth investing in – and marketers are starting to dial in. In fact, the $101.37 billion to be spent on ads served to mobile phones and tablets worldwide next year represents a nearly 430% increase from 2013. It’s clear that mobile advertising is becoming a staple in many media plans. What about yours?
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