ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space, and in this week’s edition: Facebook’s ad tech future; Countdown to ATS Paris kicks off with first European Programmatic survey; more consolidation; and more funding in the European ad tech space.
Ad tech cited as key to Facebook’s future
Facebook is planning even more investment in ad tech this week with the company’s COO Sheryl Sandberg claiming [...]
Facebook spoke about the importance of ad tech in its recent earnings call with Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook, COO, telling investors it is vitally important to the company’s ‘mobile first’ future, although the subsequent investment increase caused its share price to drop, despite continuing growth.
Publicis Groupe is continuing its transition to become a digital-first, cross screen outfit with the purchase of mobile-focused data management platform (DMP) RUN for a publicly undisclosed fee.
The deal announced today (28 October) comes as the France-based media giant (which houses agencies such as DigitasLBi, Starcom MediaVest, and Vivaki) pursues its aim of booking at least 50% of revenues from digital by 2018, and is just the latest in a long line of consolidation announcements [...]
The French programmatic advertising sector is in buoyant health, spurred by a growing awareness of how data-led strategies can improve the efficiency of media trading, but a skills shortage prevents it from developing further, according to a survey ahead of this year’s ATS Paris.
The data comes in the first ExchangeWire European Programmatic Survey*, which offers insights into key industry trends for the following 12 months, and highlights the use of data, ability to formulate cross screen [...]
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In an era where mobile ad formats are repeatedly credited as the saviour of the advertising industry, Andy Mitchell, Brightroll, managing director, Europe, shares his opinion that its is now driving the programatic sector.
According to the IAB UK’s recently released digital ad spend report mobile video advertising has grown 196% over the past two years to hit £63.9m. This makes it the fastest growing digital ad format, accounting for £1 in every £5 spent on Internet and mobile display ads.
This was [...]
Emarketer Predicts Huge Growth In Programmatic - But Are Buyers & Sellers Really Ready For The Shift?
A sharp rise in marketers’ willingness to buy mobile ad formats, plus media owners’ increased willingness to experiment with a wider range of auction models will spur the US programmatic advertising sector to double in value between this year and 2016, when it will be worth $20.41bn.
The figures were published recently in an eMarketer report that values the US ad tech sector at $10.1bn, up 137%, from last year, accounting for 45% of all online [...]
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With cross-channel campaigns now considered the holy grail among advertisers, Itay Gadot, DMG, VP of sales and marketing, discusses whether Facebook’s Atlas, which promises cookieless targetting on both desktop and mobile device, can take on Google’s DoubleClick?
Now that the dust has settled on Facebook’s relaunch of Atlas it’s a good time to take stock of the long term implications of the platform on the online marketing industry. Arguably the most notable aspect of Atlas is the move away from cookies.
As many [...]
Singapore-based mobile advertising firm AdNear has raised $19m in series B funding, in a sign of the rapidly developing digital economy there, as the South East Asian (SEA) digital industry collectively bids to bolster its prominence in the wider advertising market.
AdNear, a location-based advertising company, raised the amount from Telstra Ventures and Global Brain with existing investors, Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners, also participated in the capital raising round.
The company will use the fUnds to expand its [...]
Mobile recognition firm AdTruth aims to amalgamate its targeting capabilities with Experian data to its own user IDs, as leading figures in the advertising industry call for clarity over ad tech, and warned over the perils of increasingly dominant players.
AdTruth aims to introduce Experian MOSAIC data to its product to help improve audience profiling in both offline and online display ad campaigns, through the amalgamation of the detailed audience segmentations to its existing audience technology.
Experian, which took ownership [...]
The decline of free marketing opportunities on social media and search engines, plus the growing rivalry between Facebook and Google, as well as an increased demand for cross-screen ad campaigns are all spurring the programmatic display ad sector, according to ExchangeWire sources.
The IAB last week published figures valuing the UK’s digital advertising market at £3.5bn in the first six months of the year (an increase of 16.6% year-on-year), and in the first of a two-part look at indsutry dynamics driving [...]
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