Merkle has released the Q2 2017 Digital Marketing Report. The report states that Google’s paid search spend grew by 23%  in the quarter. More findings Google search spending growth accelerated to 23% year-over-year Facebook budgets grew faster than the online ad industry as a whole Google Shopping and PLA format accounted for 51% of Google UK search ad clicks Overall Facebook spending still grew 56% year-over-year Mobile accounted for 82% of advertiser investment on Facebook Google produced 93% of US mobile organic search site visits. Merkle Q2 2017 Digital Marketing Report  [...]