In March, Baidu’s mobile reach expanded to 1.1 billion monthly active devices while DuerOS voice assistant installed base reached 275 million devices and generated 2.37 billion monthly voice queries.
Tencent’s total revenues in Q1 2019 were RMB85,465 million (USD12,693 million), an increase of 16% over the first quarter of 2018 according to Tencent’s announced financial results.
Total advertising revenues of 16 leading internet companies in China surged by 39% to US$57.28 billion in 2018. The BAT together accounted for over 70% of the total. Qutoutiao, ByteDance, Bilibili, and Meituan are among the fastest-growing ones with annual growth exceeding 100%. The leading internet companies still earned a lot from online advertising in […]
At a time when consumers have gradually looked through the routines of social media marketing, brands need to be creative enough to attract their attention. Let’s see how McDonald’s managed to get unexpected 190 million brand impressions through its Spring Festival story of the first pot of gold. Interactive WeChat Moments Ads Taking advantage of […]
Google received a strong revenue growth of over 60% in China last year to US$3 billion. It led Google to expand its advertising sales team there, according to the report from The Information.
China’s full media advertising spending grew by 2.9% year-on-year in 2018. The top 20 advertisers represented by Coca-Cola Company combined accounted for 19.1% of overall expenditure on full media advertising. The full media advertising in China saw spending growth fall at a steady level of 2.9% at the end of 2018, which was as high as […]
Spending on traditional advertising dropped by 1.5%. Spending on broadcast advertising increased by 5.9% year-on-year while the length of ads continued to be decreased by 5.1% year-on-year. Nine of the top 10 magazine advertising buyers were international luxury brands. Spending on traditional advertising dropped by 1.5%, weighted down by TV, newspaper, magazine, and traditional outdoors advertising […]
Financial transactions via mobile devices in China is projected to be hit US$497.52 billion by 2019. Ads concerning debit and credit products took the largest share of 41% in total financial ads placements. Only 3% of ads were placed for insurance products. Baidu News Feed is the most popular platforms among advertisers, with 22% of financial ads placements […]
CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala, or Chunwan, is a Chinese New Year special produced by China Central Television (CCTV) shown on the eve of Chinese New Year on its TV channels. CCTV now requires mobile app advertisers with daily active users of at least 100 million. Otherwise, the server would crash upon broadcasting the advertisement.
71% of digital ad spending in China will be traded programmatically by 2019. The internet giants BAT controlled around 80% of programmatic buying.
The number of China internet users exceeded 801 million with a penetration rate of 57.7% according to the latest data from CNNIC. Live broadcasting, short videos, and personalized content will continue to be essential parts of digital marketing strategies in 2019.
WeChat (1,079.65 million units), QQ (669.8 million units), and Tencent Video (558.83 million units) were the top three platforms for delivering news feed ads in terms of monthly active devices. Qutoutiao, Sina Sports, and Hilamaya FM grew fastest. When it comes to the ranking of top mobile news feed ads platforms, Tencent’s WeChat, QQ, and Tencent Video […]