In this week’s ExchangeWire Weekly European Roundup: Adblock Plus secures second German court victory in quick succession; Separate studies show mobile ads surge, but desktop still vindicated; Twitter promises advertisers enhanced data insights to bolster further spend; Teads adds Le Monde publisher to roster, and hires mobile industry veteran.
Adblock Plus cleared again
Adblock Plus-owner Eyeo this week scored a second victory in the German courts this week, with a case brought against it by German publishers RTL Interactive and ProSiebenSat1, deemed [...]
Verizon Wireless’ purchase, or merger, with AOL stands out as one of the ad tech stories of 2015. This is not only for its multi-billion price-tag, but also how it symbolises the attempted re-emergence of telco operators in the digital advertising game; which is valued at $600bn per year. ExchangeWire analyses how the worlds of telecoms and ad tech are starting to collide; as well as previewing some of the conflicts this may cause, as advertisers look to take their [...]
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More APAC Brands Turning to Audience Data; Roy Morgan, AdNear to Offer Mobile Consumer Analytics in ANZ
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates in ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: More APAC brands turning to audience data; Roy Morgan, AdNear offers mobile consumer analytics in ANZ; GroupM launches sports, entertainment agency; and Lotame hires head of APAC platform solutions.
More APAC brands turning to audience data
Advertisers in the Asia-Pacific region were spending more on audience data, with marketers in the finance and electronics & computers sectors leading [...]
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Third-party data can be months outdated and irrelevant to the actual target audience, but brands in the Asia-Pacific still turn to these datasets religiously, when they should be working with first-party data instead.
In this week’s Q&A, ExchangeWire chats with Jonathan Hardy, Adara’s vice president of sales for Asia-Pacific, who discusses why some markets in the region remain hesitant to accept first-party data and how the travel data provider handles the more conservative Asian community.
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OpenX has overtaken Google as the most trusted inventory source, according to figures released this week, as the latter of the pairing aims to underline its leadership in the industry’s fight against dishonest players.
The claims were made in the latest update to Pixalate’s Global Seller Trust Index (GSTI), which ranks inventory quality and security risk, with the company further revealing that 70% of media inventory sources are exposed to [...]
The Echo Chamber is a regular column, penned by Ciaran O’Kane, on all things ad tech, martech, and programmatic.
Advertising technology is dead, don’t you know? A recent post in Techcrunch told us excitedly that ad tech has had its day, and that we are now all marketing technology. This in the week TechCrunch parent AOL was gobbled up in a $4.4 billion [...]
In this week’s ExchangeWire Weekly European Roundup: Verizon buys AOL for $4.4bn in latest round of operator entry to ad tech; UK retargeting company Tapad clinches $18m funding round; Concerted drive on transparency; Rubicon Project courts SMEs; Tate Modern goes programmatic.
The implications of the AOL/Verizon deal
The big news this week was the announcement that US mobile operator Verizon Wireless is to acquire online icon AOL in a deal worth $4.4bn. That is just the latest episode in a trend that [...]
TubeMogul-Site Tour Deal Integrates Out-Of-Home, Video Ads; Most HK Advertisers Unhappy with Cross-Channel Campaigns
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: TubeMogul-Site Tour deal integrates out-of-home, video ads; Most HK advertisers unhappy with cross-channel campaigns; Shoppers want omni-channel, multi-screen experience;
TubeMogul-Site Tour deal integrates out-of-home, video ads
TubeMogul has inked a partnership with out-of-home ad exchange Site Tour, which will allow advertisers to programmatically purchase video ads on billboards, kiosks, and elevator screens in Australia.
The video ad services [...]
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Improving the accuracy of location data not only provides for better campaigns, it can also offer richer insights into buyer intent based on the places consumers visit.
Most location-based marketing initiatives target consumers in real-time based on where they are during the duration of the campaigns. The real potential of location technology, however, is the insights that it can provide so marketers can gain better understanding of consumer behaviour, Regina Goh, BlisMedia’s Asia managing director, said in an interview with ExchangeWire.
The UK is the leading market when it comes to ad viewability, according to numbers released today from advertising software firm TubeMogul, which has also released figures detailing the state of programmatic advertising in emerging markets for the first time.
The figures compile statistics from the first quarter of 2015, revealing the average ad viewability rate in the UK to number 46%, making it the the leading [...]
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