Google Now Controls 12 Percent of All Global Media Spend

Alphabet—Google's reorganized holding company—is the world's largest media owner in the world, according to a new report from Zenith Media today.
Alphabet controls 12 percent of all global media spend, which primarily comes from Google and YouTube's ad sales. The company collects $60 billion in U.S. ad spend—a figure 166 percent larger than No. 2 ranking The Walt Disney Company. To compare, Google's ad revenue was 136 percent larger than Walt Disney last year. Alphabet's overall ad revenue is up 17 percent year-over-year.

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