ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Pinterest launches video ads in US and UK; Lotame unlocks data; AOP and The Media Trust partner; Cloud-based SaaS-platform for SourceKnowledge; Adelphic DSP brings behaviour-centric cross-channel solution; and OpenX simplifies header bidding.
Pinterest pushes video ads
Video ads first emerged on Pinterest last autumn. Now the virtual pinboard takes the next step and introduces promoted video ads – gif-like [...]
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People-based marketing doesn’t just need to refer to marketing within the digital ecosystem – it has the ability to drive efficiencies across all marketing channels, while connecting the dots to drive real business outcomes and tie channels together. LUMA Partners provide insight into how people-based marketing is forcing change within the entire marketing ecosystem and how they are responding to these changes.
Digital advertising has long been used to reach large audiences at scale. In recent years, cookies have been utilised [...]
Now & Next is a feature written by the ExchangeWire Research team. Every four weeks, we review the latest research, provide impartial insight and analysis of current trends, and provide predictions for the future of advertising and marketing technology. This feature focuses on chat apps.
In recent years, chat apps have gradually replaced text messages as a medium of instant communication. Easy to use, and often with extras such as video, audio or file sharing functionalities, chat apps are among the most [...]
On Monday (19 February), Ciaran O’Kane, CEO, ExchangeWire published a piece as a precursor to the biggest mobile event of the year, Mobile World Congress. As well as touching upon the device graph and the rise of programmatic native, O’Kane shared with the world a solution to monetising the plethora of emojis that exist globally.
Not ones for duplicating content, but such was its popularity, ExchangeWire are delving into this idea in more detail, just in case somebody out there [...]
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In this op-ed, Ray Kingman, CEO, Semcasting, (pictured below) discusses the problem with ad tech’s current use of Big Data. Advertisers mistakenly think they can determine who you are by extrapolating a target persona out of your online behavior. Transactions are, in actuality, the result of a life journey that is both nuanced and more complex. If brands can use Big Data to define each stage of a customer’s life and effectively pre-identify demand, that insight could also be used to [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Springer’s anti-ad blocking experiment works; Essence to become part of GroupM; Improve Digital joins IAB tech lab; and Skimlinks rewards publisher with data and revenue.
Springer discloses first results of anti-ad blocking strategy
German publisher Axel Springer’s fight against ad blockers seems to have yielded a first success. Speaking at the publishing group’s quarterly review event, CEO Matthias Döpfner claimed that the company’s anti-ad [...]
On a typical day, internet users are now spending almost as much time online (5.25 hours) as they are on various ‘traditional’ activities combined (with 5.44 hours being spent on linear TV, broadcast radio, traditional press, and console gaming). Across the various ‘offline’ or ‘traditional’ activities, it is linear TV which continues to [...]
The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is upon us, but as consumer uptake of the latest enabled gadgets surges, many marketers are being kept awake at night wondering how they will manage to capitalise on marketing opportunity presented by this phenomenon. Rakhee Jogia, director of display at Rakuten Marketing speaks exclusively to ExchangeWire and advises that if marketers can crack cross-channel marketing, then the IoT shouldn’t pose a challenge.
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 [...]
This week, ExchangeWire’s LATAM roundup brings a recent research from Tail Target comparing the performance of campaigns based on different ways of targeting; a market analysis about the opportunities in the region; and a change in the marketing management of Dafiti, a retailer company in Brazil.
Research: CTR increases up to 70% when targeting audience
A recent study made by Tail Target shows that campaigns that target audience reach a CRT up to 70% higher than the ones with no targeting at [...]