Digital Marketing Statistics & Metrics

More Than 3 in 10 of Internet Users Globally Have Used an Ad-Blocking Tool in 2017 | GlobalWebIndex

Uncategorized | Africa

32% of internet users globally indicated that they’ve used an ad-blocker on their desktop each month with 31% who did so on their mobile device. North America is the top region in blocking ads on the desktop with a rate of 38%, while the Asia Pacific tops all regions in blocking ads on mobile devices with a rate of 39%.

More than half of all ad-blocker users (55%) are falling into the frustrating segment – who block ads because they’re intrusive, take too much screen space, annoying or irrelevant – while 43% are selective ad-blockers.

Internet Users and Using Ad-Blocking Tools by Region | GlobalWebIndex

                                     A Graph Shows The Use of Ad-Blocking Tools By Region in 2017.


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