Ad Fraud

  • Certification for Media iQ; FastPay Buys AnchorOps

    ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Certification and NAI membership for Media iQ; FastPay and AnchorOps to merge; ABC accreditation for Integral Ad Science; Deep learning for new recommendation tech at RTB House; MediaCom and Unruly cooperate; and AdSecure adds cryptomining detection capabilties. 

    Media iQ receives certification for online safety & privacy

    Analytics and technology provider Media iQ underlines its commitment to brand safety and online privacy with two [...]

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  • Time to Fess Up & Help APAC Marketers Deal with Programmatic Concerns

    Ad fraud and brand safety issues associated with programmatic do exist, so ad-tech vendors need to step up and help Asia-Pacific marketers deal with it, instead of simply peddling their tools.

    According to a CMO Council study, 72% of brand advertisers engaged in programmatic buying were concerned about brand integrity and control in digital display ad placement. The online survey polled 300 senior marketing decision makers and included insights from interviews with some the council’s base of 13,000 members [...]

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  • Ad Fraud Needs to Be Tackled by Industry Leaders: Q&A with Erika Soliven, Sociomantic

    The GDPR is on everybody’s mind. But will it be effective in battling ad fraud? Erika Soliven (pictured below), marketing director, Sociomantic Labs, believes that the industry needs to take responsibility for the problem. In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, she calls for action on ad fraud – and more gender diversity in ad tech.

    What are the most pressing concerns plaguing the industry today?

    While GDPR is rumoured to be the next ‘ad blocking’ affair, set to rattle the industry, those prepping themselves [...]

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  • Europe Embraces Programmatic Video Monetisation; DOOH Brand Charter by JCDecaux

    ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Programmatic video monetisation in Europe grows; Commitment to DOOH brand charter by JCDecaux; Triton Digital partners with Anghami; Marketo launches AI-powered engagement solution; Partnership for AI by Dataiku and Keyrus UK; New video format by Teads; Mobile programmatic confuses marketers; and Retail sector powers German ad spend.

    Europe embraces video monetisation via programmatic

    According to FreeWheel’s Video Monetisation Report, premium video is [...]

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  • Agentur-Gütesiegel vom BVDW; Evania Video und Fraudlogix kooperieren

    ExchangeWire bündelt die wichtigsten Nachrichten aus der Region DACH mit Schlaglicht-Interviews aus der deutschsprachigen Programmatic-Szene. Diese Woche: Neues Programmatic-Gütesiegel für Agenturen vom BVDW; Evania Video und Fraudlogix kooperieren; Fyber bringt neue Demand-orientierte Nutzeroberfläche; und Fünf Fragen an Volker Ballueder, Rocket Fuel.

    Programmatic-Gütesiegel für Agenturen

    Der BVDW bringt ein neues Gütesiegel für die programmatische Wirtschaft an den Start. Nach den Ad-Tech-Anbietern wendet sich der Industrieverband mit seiner Initiative jetzt an die Agenturen: Das BVDW-Zertifikat Programmatic Advertising für Agenturen kann ab dem [...]

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  • JICWEBS Anti-Ad-Fraud Certification; Acquisitions for OpenX

    ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: JICWEBS opens new anti-ad-fraud certification; OpenX buys Mezzobit and PubNation; Adyoulike and The Trade Desk partner; Evania and Fraudlogix cooperate; Triton and OMS expand partnership; and New tools at Fyber.

    JICWEBS takes next step in fight against ad fraud

    After introducing a scheme for ad tech companies to certify their compliance with anti-ad-fraud measures, UK industry body JICWEBS now introduces a certification scheme for companies [...]

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  • Milliarden-Schäden durch Device-ID-Betrug; Coalition Against Ad Fraud

    ExchangeWire bündelt die wichtigsten Nachrichten aus der Region DACH mit Schlaglicht-Interviews aus der deutschsprachigen Programmatic-Szene. Diese Woche: Betrugsmasche Device-ID-Fraud; Adjust holt neue Mitglieder in die Coalition Against Ad Fraud; In-App Ad Spend boomt; und Fünf Fragen an Andreas Joebges, RMG.

    Device ID Fraud verursacht über 1 Mrd. USD$ Schaden

    Der globale Markt für mobile Werbung boomt mit einem Gesamtvolumen von USD$ 99.3 Milliarden, so eine ZenithOptimedia-Prognose. Kein Wunder also, dass dieser Wachstumsmarkt Betrug anzieht, bei dem über das Anzapfen Tausender mobiler Geräte vermeintliche [...]

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  • Bringing Blockchain to Programmatic – Q&A with Zheng Zhang, CEO & Co-Founder, EnvisionX

    Everyone is talking about ‘blockchain’ – but why? In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Zheng Zhang, CEO and co-founder of EnvisionX, anticipates that the industry will very quickly move into blockchain technology to, ultimately, address the transparency and fraud issues – and why they’ve been a ‘headache’ for a long time now.

    ExchangeWire: You co-founded EnvisionX in 2014, what was your reason for starting the business?

    Zheng Zhan: The idea for EnvisionX was born when my co-founder Vlad Kushka and I felt that [...]

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  • Kargo: Don't Over-Rely on Open Exchanges

    To mitigate the risk of ad fraud and bots, marketers in Asia-Pacific should not be too dependent on programmatic open exchanges and must combine technology with human oversight.

    Advertisers should practise caution against relying solely on automation, advised Rob Leach, Kargo’s Asia-Pacific general manager, who pointed to a The&Partnership study that revealed nearly 30% spent on open exchanges last year was on invalid traffic. He further underscored the need to assert more human control to ensure quality, rather than quantity, ad [...]

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  • Will Blockchain Transform the Ad Tech Industry?

    ‘Blockchain’ is coming up more often in the world of ad tech, an industry that loves their buzzwords. But is there any validity to blockchain’s use in advertising? Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Jeffrey Seah, board member, Gravity4, talks about how blockchain is already being used in other industries, and how it has the possibility of combating ad tech’s ad fraud and transparency issues.

    The term ‘blockchain’, and the ground-breaking theory behind its technology, was first propelled into the spotlight in [...]

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