• Expanding on Brand Safety for an Evolving Digital World

    With projected spend of almost USD$17bn (£12.2bn / JP¥1.82tn) in 2021, digital advertising is big business in Japan. Like any business with significant investment on the line, advertisers want to make sure their dollars are well spent, and that their [...]

  • DoubleVerify Raises USD$350m; Apple Sued by French Advertisers

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: DoubleVerify raises USD$350m (£269m) ahead of potential IPO; Apple sued by French advertising trade groups over IDFA changes; and Pinterest revenue climbs by 58%. DoubleVerify raises USD$350m (£269m) ahead of potential IPO Digital media verification and analytics [...]

  • Finding Brand Safety Balance: Q&A with Sebastian Gray, Dugout

    Sebastian Gray (pictured below), co-founder and SVP at Dugout speaks exclusively to ExchangeWire about brand suitability, video advertising, and customer data protection. How can brand suitability best complement brand safety when displaying video content? Ideally, these two concepts should be the perfect [...]

  • COVID-19 Sees Publisher Revenue Guarantees Falter; Google Unflinching in Cookie Termination Plan

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: COVID-19's impact on the economy sees revenue guarantees to advertisers fall; Google has made clear that it won't postpone killing off third-party cookies; and ANA announces a new Coronavirus Coalition to help marketers deal with [...]

  • Brand Suitability: Demystifying Blocking and the “DV Clouds”

    In this article written exclusively for ExchangeWire, Matt McLaughlin (pictured below), COO of DoubleVerify, responds to concerns over the firm's use of "clouds" in the aim of maintaining brand safety and negating advertising fraud. At DoubleVerify, a key component of our [...]

  • Publishers Let Randoms Stick Ads In Their Slots

    In his latest article penned for ExchangeWire, Independent Ad Fraud Researcher Dr. Augustine Fou (pictured below) discusses the risk publishers face by allowing third-party vendors to serve ads into slots on their sites. Would you let someone stick their germ-ridden, muddy [...]

  • Collaboration Can Make 2019 the Year of the Unified ID

    The dominance of Facebook & Google is well documented and is in part due to their ability to use a single user ID. The 20% do not experience the benefit of this and instead have to rely on an inconsistent [...]

  • Everything Old Is New Again: Standards as Solutions Enabling Programmatic's Next Evolution

    Every year is a big year for the digital ad industry, but 2019 really is gearing up to be a particularly significant year with, as ever, a healthy dose of the new. However, it’s been the recent upgrading of two [...]

  • Ad Fraud: We Haven't Solved It Because We Don't Want To

    In his latest exclusive piece for ExchangeWire, Dr Augustine Fou, ad fraud and cybersecurity researcher, explains why ad fraud hasn't been solved yet. And it's down to every industry stakeholder. Ad fraud is solved. Or so claims a trade body that [...]

  • Will Ad Fraud Become Easier or Harder to Fight in 2019?

    ExchangeWire have invited hundreds of thought leaders to share their thoughts on what next year will hold, across a range of topics. Will 2019 be the year the digital advertising industry wins the war against fraud? Or will fraud manifest itself in [...]