After several years of ongoing negotiations, the EU Commission, the EU Parliament, and the EU Council reached a compromise on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is expected to come into force mid-2018. The new GDPR contains numerous provisions that might have practical ramifications for online marketing companies across Europe, as well as for companies outside of the EU, which operate within EU markets. Professor Dr Christoph Bauer and Dr Frank Eickmeier (both pictured), Read more
Last week (16 May), Facebook announced that they are going to extend the reach of video adverts through their Audience Network. The announcement will mean that beyond just Facebook and Instagram, advertisers will now be able to buy video inventory across other publisher apps and sites through FAN. What does this move by Facebook mean for the video market?
According to Facebook, 100 million hours of video are watched on their social media platform every day, [...]
The ability to have a holistic view of the mobile marketplace offers up countless opportunities and challenges. ExchangeWire speak with Keith Winter (pictured below), COO, Opera Mediaworks about their position in the market, as well as the trends and opportunities that exist for both advertisers and publishers globally.
ExchangeWire: As a mobile advertising platform, Opera Mediaworks encompasses many different properties. What is your footprint in the mobile industry?
Keith Winter: Opera Mediaworks is one of the largest mobile advertising and marketing platforms [...]
This week in the Latin American Roundup: news about the acquisition of Brazilian-based mobile company Mobils by Glipsa, consolidating the company’s strategy in emerging markets; Ve Interactive starts the expansion in LATAM with commercial operations in Colombia; The Argentinian publisher co-op RPA announced a new format; and Pontomobi’s new structure under the management of its new CEO.
The squeezed middle: mid-sized agencies looking to retain a position of strength in a challenging environment. How are they standing up against the increasing competition from larger agencies in an increasingly fragmented marketplace? ExchangeWire speak with Chris Le May (pictured below), managing director, EMEA and emerging markets, DataXu, who explains how mid-sized agencies are reinventing themselves with programmatic at their core.
In last month’s budget, the country’s ‘squeezed middle’ were treated to a £500 tax cut and were reversed out of [...]
The cookie may not be dead, but with smartphone consumption continually growing, mobile device IDs could reign supreme as the media landscape continues to converge. Leo Giel (pictured below), chief revenue officer, YouAppi, tells ExchangeWire that marketers should not ignore device IDs in their mobile targeting strategies if they want to effectively identify their audience in a connected world.
In the last decade, my daily media habits have expanded exponentially as I added a smartphone, a [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Facebook Audience Network Sells Video Ads; Twitter Ads in External Feeds; SAP introduces media exchange; Dynamic Email Retargeting by Criteo; More Transparency for Publishers with Dutch ad server Ancora; and Google introduces Android Instant Apps.
Facebook sell video ads for third parties
First retargeting on Instagram, now video ads delivered through the Audience Network to third-party websites and in apps: Facebook ramp up their [...]
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Nowadays you can’t talk about mobile without including the topic of location. As previously highlighted by ExchangeWire, according to the Department of Commerce, 90% of retail transactions still occur in bricks and mortar stores, so the value in being able to map a consumer to his/her location is substantial.
Here Imran Khan, head of programmatic & product partnerships, EMEA, xAd outlines the importance of location data and how it can be mapped and built into useful information for advertisers.
Key areas [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Almost half of APAC marketers buy programmatically; Indian consumers annoyed by mobile ads; Nine Mi9 puts inventory on AppNexus; AdAsia opens up in Thailand; Criteo eyes growth in India; and China’s LeCo partners with Twitter.
Almost half of APAC marketers buy programmatically
Some 41% of senior marketing professionals in Asia-Pacific have adopted programmatic in their media buys, led [...]