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Online display ads up 12.6% in the first half of 2005

Spending for online display ads rose 12.6% in the first half of 2005, according to Nielsen Monitor-Plus.

Spending for online display ads rose 12.6% in the first half of 2005, according to Nielsen Monitor-Plus. That rate was more than double the 5.7% growth in overall ad spending, but lower than projections by other online ad forecasters, Online Media Daily says.