Biden overshadows competitors in digital ad spending: report

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage Schiff: Whistleblower testimony might not be necessary Trump warns Democrats will lose House seats over impeachment MORE is outpacing his 2020 Democratic rivals in spending on digital advertisements, CNN reported Tuesday.

Biden spent about $800,000 last week on Facebook and Google ads, more than any of his competitors in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to CNN.

Biden, who announced his bid for the presidency last week, spent about $407,000 on Facebook ads, CNN reported, buying a total of 1,336 targeted ads on the platform. 

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His campaign's Facebook spending was greater than the combined total of the next five candidates.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders can gain ground by zeroing in on corruption Biden praises Buttigieg for criticizing GOP attacks: 'That's a good man' Warren enters crucial debate with big momentum MORE (D-Mass.) spent $100,677, while Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders wishes Ocasio-Cortez happy birthday Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Sanders can gain ground by zeroing in on corruption MORE (I-Vt.), Andrew YangAndrew YangO'Rourke campaign says path to victory hinges on top 5 finishes in Iowa, Nevada Hillicon Valley: Google, Reddit to testify on tech industry protections | Trump joins Amazon-owned Twitch | House to vote on bill to combat foreign interference O'Rourke raises .5 million in third quarter MORE, Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert Inslee2020 Presidential Candidates Warren environmental justice plan focuses third of climate investment on disadvantaged communities Poll: Warren closing in on Biden's lead with climate-focused voters MORE (D), and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegTrump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage Sanders can gain ground by zeroing in on corruption Biden praises Buttigieg for criticizing GOP attacks: 'That's a good man' MORE each spent less than $100,000. 

On Google, Biden's campaign spent $388,900 on ads last week, making him the top political advertiser on the platform, according to CNN. The next closest candidate was Buttigieg, whose campaign spent just under $50,000 on ads on the platform, according to the report.

Since announcing his bid last week, Biden has surged in the polls, increasing his lead over the other candidates. His campaign also raised $6.3 million in its first 24 hours, more than any other campaign raised in its first 24 hours.