ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Automated buying of audio ads at Spotify; Google AMP goes ad; Phillipson to step down as IAB UK CEO; Adyoulike teams up with AOL; and ePrivacy launches two new seals.
Spotify takes programmatic audio global
Music streamer Spotify is expanding its audio ad offering to 59 markets, the company just announced. A new private marketplace for its [...]
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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Singapore broadcaster unveils HTML5 ad formats; Opera’s ad biz no longer up for Chinese acquisition; Dentsu acquires Taiwan search agency; Grey buys into China social marketing agency; Data2Decisions opens Japan office; and Carat appoints Malaysia CEO.
Singapore broadcaster unveils HTML5 ad formats
Singapore’s national broadcaster MediaCorp has partnered Sizmek to deploy HTML5-based ad formats across its websites and [...]
During Q2 2016, internet marketing budgets grew by 10.9% lengthening the current period of expansion to seven consecutive years, according to the IPA Q2 2016 Bellwether report (released 14 July). However, ad spend is predicted to fall for the first time since 2013.
Events, internet, and main media advertising were the primary beneficiaries of the upwards revisions to marketing budgets. Events marketing revealed a series record net balance of +13.4%, a sharp rise on Q1’s +6.3%. Internet recorded a net balance of +10.9%, [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: APAC to become world’s biggest digital ad market; Two AU industry groups merge; Singapore broadcaster inks Outbrain partnership; Brand reputation important among Chinese jobseekers; and Dentsu appoints ANZ data head.
APAC to become world’s biggest digital ad market
Asia-Pacific is projected to bypass North America this year to become the world’s largest digital advertising market, taking the pole position [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Equinix takes another step towards completion of Telecity acquisition; Mobile native mediation tool by PubNative; Sizmek opens Frankfurt data centre; WFA issues guidelines against ad fraud; Mediaocean acquires INVISION; Xaxis and Scoota collaboration; and Southeast Asia VP for Adform.
Equinix divests data centres in order to acquire telecity
In a bid to keep the European regulation authorities happy, Equinix has [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: ATS SG: Ad tech must make things easier for brands; Social marketing lab planned for China; DCMN acquires India-based attribution platform; Outbrain offers certification in SEA; GroupM agency opens up in Taiwan; and IAB AU gets new chief.
ATS SG: Ad tech must make things easier for brands
At ExchangeWire’s annual ATS conference in Singapore this week, more [...]
Programmatic remains too complex to deploy and manage, and challenges related to cross-channel measurability and disparate tools are putting marketers off in Asia-Pacific, who then prefer to work on proven platforms – even if this means perpetuating the presence of walled gardens.
For one, there were still major issues on the mobile front and agencies were not always able to come up with workable solutions for their clients, noted Janice Chan, Asia-Pacific senior director of digital marketing at Starwood Hotels [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Facebook algorithm change shifts focus away from publisher content; Amazon to open UK data centre despite Brexit; Havas launches global OOH & location network; PopJam reaches 30% of UK 8-12 year-olds; SpotX opens new Swedish office; and Blis unveils location private marketplace.
Facebook algorithm change to shift focus away from publisher content
Facebook have recently announced that they are planning to make some changes [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: InMobi fined for secretly tracking location data; China sets new laws for paid search; APAC ad market to hit £93.8bn; Singapore location data firm launches PMP; AU agency expands into NZ; and Amobee appoints ANZ sales head.
InMobi fined for secretly tracking location customer data
The Singapore-based mobile advertising vendor has agreed to pay USD$950,000 (£641,060) following allegations that [...]
It is a market all major players want to penetrate, but China’s unique environment presents challenges that have created an unhealthy focus on where an ad is placed, rather than its eventual impact, as well as a breeding ground for ad fraud.
In this week’s industry byliner, David Chen, Publicis Media’s China managing director of data, technology, and innovation, highlights key barriers hindering programmatic from reaching its full potential in the country and urges the need for the local community [...]