Google Increased Its Paid Clicks by 52 Percent in the Second Quarter

Advertising revenue totaled $22.67 billion

Google parent company Alphabet's total revenue was $26 billion. Getty Images

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, yet again beat financial expectations with its second-quarter earnings, bringing in $26 billion in revenue for the three-month period, an increase of 21 percent from the second quarter of 2016. Earnings per share totaled $5.01, beating Wall Street’s forecast of $4.46 per share.

@martyswant Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.