South Koreans prefer in-app display ads, says eMarketer
eMarketer recently released a new research round-up of mobile advertising in South Korea, highlighting how mobile display ad spend is slightly more app-focused in the country.
Compiling a study by Researchad, it found that marketers in South Korea spent $972.5m on in-app mobile display ads last year, representing 59% of all mobile display ad spend in 2015. Mobile web display ads made up $675.7m in outlays.
Mobile display ad spend in-app higher than in-web
Figures from Korea Broadcast Advertising Corp paint a similar picture, having estimated mobile ad spend to reach $1.54bn in 2015. Findings from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism came in 25% below eMarketer estimates at $728.6m for 2014.