ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European ad tech landscape over the last seven days. In this week’s edition: Facebook extends LiveRail to mobile apps; AOP strikes publisher alliance powered by AppNexus; Digital strikes parity with offline spend in the UK; Programmatic accounts for 45% of display; StickyADS appoints EMEA chief.
Facebook extends LiveRail to include in-app mobile display Facebook has opened another front with Google with the extension of its LiveRail video supply-side platform (SSP) to support [...]
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Snug and comfortable with how things have always operated, the TV industry will soon face an inflection point where it will need to turn to programmatic to ensure its viability.
Chris Dobson executive chairman of The Exchange Lab, believes this impetus for change is driven by the lack of rich datasets and an erosion of ad revenue as the digital evolution continues to sweep across all media forms.
Despite the apparent resistance to change, TV and digital, in fact, shared several similarities, [...]
Audience data is undeniably an important ingredient in any ad campaign, but some marketers are misusing such data to achieve easy success.
ExchangeWire spoke with Bryan Melmed, global vice president of insights at Exponential Interactive, who championed the use of data intelligence and analytics to support advertising efforts and ad targeting campaigns.
But how are marketers wrongly using data? According to Melmed, brands are missing the point when it comes to understanding their baseline or the audience they should be focusing [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: China consumers more willing to give data for personalised service; Smartphones make up 72% of APAC impressions; Lowe Profero to set up Thai office; and AU digital media veteran joins APD.
China consumers more willing to give data for personalised service
New research from Microsoft revealed that 90% of Chinese consumers would tap IT tools to filter [...]
Viewability. It’s one of they key issues facing the online advertising industry, as brands – wary of getting scammed – ask for ever-increasing levels of transparency; with oil giant Shell now asking for FIVE TIMES the industry standard before it pays for online ad space. The IAB has attempted to lead the way, brokering an ‘industry-wide consensus’ that a viewable ad is one where 50% of the creative was served on screen for one second.
However, one of the world’s most recognisable [...]
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Brands have never been keener to put programmatic on the media plan, but with this increased demand comes scrutiny, propelling phrases such as ‘transparency’ to the core of the public industry discussion, as advertisers increasingly demand ROI.
ExchangeWire speaks with comScore to examine how it aims to help clean up the sector, post its WPP tie-up, as it addresses brand-side marketers over concerns about advertising fraud. As programmatic media buying continues to take dominance on digital media plans, advertisers are asking [...]
What does a ‘like’ or retweet mean for your brand? Nothing much these days, it seems, as they come a dime a dozen. Instead, data has become increasingly important to enable advertisers to better engage their audience, but what remains the missing link? In this piece, Eyeota CEO Kevin Tan issues a reminder for marketers to keep their eye on the ultimate target: humans.
Advancements in digital technologies have been far reaching, [...]
With a third of marketers planning to increase investment in DMPs in 2015, Zuzanna Gierlinska, director, strategic agencies & accounts, Oracle Marketing Cloud, EMEA, calls on marketers to start investing in the right resources too.
DMPs gaining traction A recent Oracle Marketing Cloud study into digital marketing budgets revealed three-quarters of marketing managers were planning to increase their digital marketing spend in 2015 – the highest proportion since the survey began [...]
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The ad tech industry has become increasingly fragmented and has lost its focus of consumers over its failure to execute a cohesive user experience. It also needs to improve communication to achieve better transparency and build trust.
These were among the range of issues discussed at the Programmatic Summit held in Sydney this week, where keynote and panel speakers touched on opportunities and challenges facing the industry today; including [...]
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Maja Martin, DMG, director of marketing, discusses what Facebook’s influencers’ patent means for marketers.
I suspect we all have a select group of friends that seem to appear disproportionately on our Facebook feeds. Their updates garner dozens of likes and the content they post gets plenty of shares and comments. Clearly the creative minds at Facebook have taken note of these influential users and have been busy working out what value their activity can bring to the company. The answer came [...]