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2015’s Most Reputable Companies

Source: Reputation Institute [download page] Notes: The BMW Group is this year’s most reputable company, reports the Reputation Group, rising a couple of spots from last year and overtaking The Walt Disney Company (#6, down from #1) and Google (steady at #2) in the process. Interestingly, LEGO Group (#5 globally) is the most reputable company […]

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Mobile Now Almost Three-Quarters of Facebook’s Ad Revenues

Source: Facebook Notes: Facebook’s advertising revenues grew by 42% year-over-year in Q1 to reach $3.54 billion, the social network reported on Wednesday, although that was slightly below analysts’ estimates. Mobile’s share of ad revenues climbed yet again, to 73%, up from 59% during the year-earlier period. Some 65% of Facebook’s 1.44 billion monthly active users […]

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4 Trends in US Online Advertising Spending

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have released their latest internet advertising revenue report [pdf] covering Q4 and full-year 2014. The results remain generally consistent with the past couple of years, with overall growth in the double-digits, driven by mobile. The following is a quick look at some of the major takeaways from […]

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Video Consumption, Ad Dollars Continue to Favor TV Over Digital

Source: eMarketer Notes: While TV’s share of adults’ daily media time has shrunk slightly in the past couple of years, the medium continues to pull in a disproportionately high share of ad spending, according to new eMarketer estimates. This year, TV is expected to account for 36.4% of adults’ daily major media time, while raking […]

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Two-Thirds of Americans Agree: Brands Must Be Environmentally Responsible

Two-thirds of US consumers (aged 15 and older) agree that brands must be environmentally responsible, but that level of agreement is trumped by several other countries tracked in a recently-released GfK survey. In fact, an average of 76% of respondents across the 23 countries surveyed agreed with the statement regarding brands’ environmental responsibility.

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