IAB: 6-Month Internet Ad Revenues Hit All-Time High Of $17B But Growth Slowing Again, Mobile Booming

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http://techcrunch.com – The IAB has published its half-year sales report for Internet advertising: just over $17 billion for the first six months of this year, another record for online advertising. But after two years of steady increase, we’re seeing a slowdown in growth: the increase of 14% over the same period in 2011 is down from a 23% increase the year before. Still, that 14% represents consistent growth. The last time first-half revenues declined compared to the previous year was in 2009, and before that in 2002, both years following downturns in the overall economy and the former of them in the wake of t (IT news)