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Google's Android platform has passed Apple's iOS in mobile ad traffic for the first time, according to Opera Mediaworks' quarterly mobile ad report.
Marketers need to adopt a mobile-unique approach to mobile advertising, rather than a mobile-first approach, advises Forrester Research.
Mobile advertising is now the fastest growing area of global adspend, with mobile display, search and in-app ads growing six times the rate of desktop Internet advertising.
Mobile ad spending is on the rise. Last year, it totaled an estimated $8 billion to $10 billion in the U.S. alone, nearly doubling the 2012 total, according to stats cited by mobile ad platform Startapp.
Mobile advertising is increasingly popular with consumers, but there are some special considerations to keep in mind to do it right.