Global spending on digital advertising is forecast to increase 15 percent next year, buoyed by mobile and social media campaigns, and is projected to equal outlays for television by 2019.
Digital expenditures in 2015 will reach $163 billion, or 30 percent of total ad spending, according to Magna Global, a media research unit of Interpublic Group of Cos. In four years, digital will account for 38 percent of global ad outlays, a proportion as large as TV, which has held the biggest share of spending for more than a decade.
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