Lack of User Growth Sends Twitter Stock Down 11% Whilst Rubicon Stock Soars with Strong Revenue Growth
Twitter stock fell by 11% yesterday following disappointing Q2 2015 earnings. Although revenue was up, the lack of user growth has shaken market confidence.
– Q2 revenue of $502m, up 61% year-over-year (at constant currencies, revenue would have increased 68%)
– Advertising revenue totalled $452m, an increase of 63% year-over-year (71% at constant currencies)
– Mobile advertising revenue was 88% of total advertising revenue
– Data licensing and other revenue totalled $50m, an increase of 44% year-over-year
– US revenue totalled $321m, an increase of [...]
Programmatic display ad spend (desktop and mobile) is a $9 billion market that is expanding at almost 30% a year. Spend is expected to exceed $30 billion in 2019, according to the latest report from The Boston Consulting Group, with similar figures reported this month by the IAB. Raj Dhanda, business development director at VisualDNA talks exclusively to ExchangeWire about the creative and targeting issues [...]
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Access to real-time viewership data will enable the TV ad industry to improve the value of all inventory and move away from spot-buying, but it will require the use of a single common set-top box.
Alex Khan, Southeast Asia managing director for AOL Platforms, explains why this may have a higher chance of taking place in the Asia-Pacific region, in this week’s Q&A.
ExchangeWire: Programmatic adoption is seen as lacking in the Asia-Pacific region. What would you say is still missing in [...]
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As marketers seek to prove and communicate return on investment (ROI) to other business stakeholders, it’s critical that the right measurement model is in place to understand which campaigns and media drive the best results. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Rakhee Jogia, director of display at Rakuten Marketing explains how to target the right audience, how to measure and reward all media touchpoints in consumers’ path-to-purchase and why performance should drive investment.
One marketer might [...]
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ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: a record 91% of UK Millennials own a smartphone; Apple devices secure 78% video ad completion rate; 5.35 billion rich media mobile impressions wasted in Q1 2015; and 58% of consumers using retail apps
91% of UK Millennials own a smartphone
In the UK, 91% of Millennials own a smartphone, according [...]
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ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world. In this week’s edition: 456% increase in RFPs including a video ad component; Mobile marketing costs down 31% in May.
456% increase in RFPs including a video ad component
The percentage of agency RFPs in the UK that include a video ad component is up 456% since 2011, reflecting the rapid growth in video adspend. Today, 25% of agencies include a video ad component in the majority of RFPs. These [...]
Using trading models originally designed to secure pricing guarantees for 18th-century agricultural traders, media futures trading is at the very vanguard of the ad tech revolution. ExchangeWire learns more about how futures trading is being lifted from more traditional commodities, such as orange juice and pork rinds, to the digital media space.
The basis of media futures trading is essentially where those on the buy- and sell-side of the media trading business bet on the price of inventory.
It works as [...]
Delegates at this year’s ATS Singapore expressed concerns over the growing presence of walled gardens and their impact on audience data, pointing to the need for open data systems to drive the development of programmatic in the region.
Matt Harty, Asia-Pacific senior vice president of The Trade Desk, kicked off the day’s discussions with an overview of the region’s programmatic landscape, painting a bright picture in which the platform was seeing higher growth rates than any other segments in the ad [...]
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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: Grapeshot brings APAC languages to The Trade Desk; Mobile drives 27% of ecommerce in SEA; Sizmek looks to push viewability in SEA; and IAS appoints new APPIES head.
Grapeshot brings APAC languages to The Trade Desk
The UK-based ad tech vendor says it has integrated its language capabilities with The Trade Desk’s platform, offering the DSP’s clientele a seamless [...]
Programmatic media-buying technologies are taking over the internet at a rapid pace, so much so that traditional offline media is the new frontier for the tech. Programmatic, digital out-of-home (DOOH) has been pioneered in APAC, and is now being exported around the globe. ExchangeWire charts is progress.
The means of buying OOH media space using programmatic technology has been piloted in Australia for well over a year, and is about to be exported to other parts of the region; [...]