Google’s Q2 Ad Revenue Hits $32.6B

Alphabet’s revenue rose 19% YoY to $38.9 billion in Q2. Read the release. Much of that came from Google of course, whose ad revenue hit $32.6 billion in Q2, up 16% YoY. Within the ad revenue category, Google network member revenues, which includes programmatic display and video, grew 9% to $5.3 billion. Impressions across GoogleContinue reading »

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Google’s Secrecy About YouTube Rankles Investors; Study Claims Anonymous Users Are Easily Re-Identified

Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here WhoTube? As Google prepares to report second quarter earnings Thursday, investors and analysts are fed up with the company’s secrecy around YouTube. The streaming hub, which generates an estimated $16 billion to $25 billion in annual revenue, would be a Fortune 500 business onContinue reading »

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Alphabet’s Quarterly Revenue Passes $36 Billion – But Costs Are Mounting

Despite Alphabet bringing in total revenues of $36.3 billion for Q1 – up 17% from last year – investors are skittish. For one, Alphabet’s revenue would have been higher if not for a $1.7 billion fine levied by the European Union last month on Google’s AdSense business. But analysts were more concerned about the slowdownContinue reading »

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Silicon Valley Tech Is Spending More On Ads – Largely On Itself

Internet-age companies like Apple, Alphabet, Amazon and Netflix, not to mention Chinese technology giants, are spending more on advertising, catching verticals like CPG, automotive and financial companies that traditionally spend the most on ads. There are 10 new-age tech companies among Ad Age’s top 100 global advertisers. In 2017, the most recent full year dataContinue reading »

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Google’s Expenses Increase As It Makes Its Way Into TV

Google still brings in the big bucks, but its costs are skyrocketing as well as the digital media giant pushes its way into TV advertising. First, the basics. Alphabet brought in $39.3 billion in Q4 2018, up 23% from the same period the year before, the company disclosed in its quarterly earnings report on Monday.Continue reading »

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Alphabet Shrugs Off Fines And GDPR Concerns With Strong Revenue Growth

Alphabet’s second quarter revenue hit $32.7, a 26% jump from the same period last year, according to its earnings report on Monday. The advertising platform is “firing all cylinders,” Google CEO Sundar Pichai told investors, with ad revenue reaching $28.1 billion in Q2 2018, compared to $22.7 billion in Q2 2017. This is the secondContinue reading »

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Even After YouTube’s Rough Year, Alphabet’s Growth Looks Unstoppable

The Alphabet revenue train is full steam ahead, as the company reported more than $31 billion in revenues in the first quarter of 2018, a 26% jump from the same period last year, the company announced in its earnings report Monday. Programmatic and the core search business were the biggest driver of that growth, risingContinue reading »

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Alphabet Q4 Revenue Up 24%; Google Pays Out More To Partners

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Alphabet posted revenues of $32.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 24% compared to the same period last year. The earnings showed a spike in traffic acquisition costs [TAC] as Google paid more to publishers in its Google Network Members’ properties revenue segment. The segment also includes revenue from Google’s DoubleClick Bid Manager,Continue reading »

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The Alphabet Growth Engine Is Still Humming In Q3 Earnings report

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Alphabet’s headlong revenue growth continues to prove durable in spite of brand safety concerns, EU regulatory pressure, Russian election meddling and other controversies. The company reported total Q3 revenue of $27.7 billion, a 24% increase from the same period last year and beating analyst expectations by around $500 million. But the raw revenue growth isContinue reading »

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