Alphabet advertising revenue reaches new high of $50bn

An overview of Alphabet (Google Search, YouTube and Google Network Members) advertising revenue in Q2 2021.

The parent company of YouTube and Google smashed its previous record, earning $50.4bn from advertising in the second quarter of 2021, according to the latest company reports.

Following an 8.1% decline in Q2 2020 during the initial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Alphabet advertising revenue has risen by more than two-thirds (68.9%) to top $50bn for the first time ever.