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 [...]
Cross-device campaign management is one of the key challenges facing the ad tech sector at present, posing questions regarding attribution and retargeting, among others. Solutions are available to advertisers, but the key debate is whether to use ‘deterministic’, or ‘probabilistic’ modelling.
Ahead of Mobile World Congress next week, where the advertising industry is playing an increasingly high-profile role, Adbrain, a company headed-up by ExchangeWire columnist Gareth Davies, has joined the list of companies hoping to crack the conundrum with the launch of [...]
‘Big data’, may be one of the key buzz phrases in contemporary ad tech and march circles, but its increasing use by big business brings with it a growing sense of public unease, as an increasing number of people practising more stringent personal data control.
That’s the opinion expressed in a survey published today (28 January) by consumer privacy advocacy firm TRUSTe to coincide with this year’s Data Privacy Day, a scheme engineered to educate the public on how [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: data-driven ad spend climbs in Asia, according to MediaQuark survey; MicroAd Singapore is sole investor in Ambient Digital Group’s Series A; and former MediaCom APAC top exec joins MediaMath.
Data-driven ad spend climbs in Asia: MediaQuark survey
At least 3 in 4 advertisers in the Asia-Pacific region are planning to expand their use of data, and the majority [...]
As we stand on the cusp of ‘the internet of things’ becoming a mass market reality, Konrad Feldman, Quantcast, CEO, writes from the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hosted in Las Vegas, on the increasing role of ad tech and big data companies at such events, including how their presence is required to inform the debates around consistent data measurement and privacy.
So, why are ad tech firms relevant to CES?
Ad tech companies are attending CES in greater [...]
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It’s been almost five years since Google’s Eric Schmidt declared the company as a “mobile first” outfit, and Facebook’s Atlas update brought “cross-screen” to the lexicon of ad tech in 2014. ExchangeWire examines how US-based cross-screen advertising firm Drawbridge hopes to bring further competition to the sector, proposing an alternative to the targeting methods employed by these two behemoths.
The dominance of both Facebook and Google in the mobile advertising market is well documented with the pair [...]
ExchangeWire this week will round-off a monumental year in ad tech, with a special recording of its TraderTalk TV series in front of a LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE, with panel sessions featuring representatives of the industry’s leading names reflecting on the biggest issues of 2014, and attempting to presage what’s to come in 2015.
The special one-off recording will take place tomorrow (3 December) from mid-afternoon, with available places filling up fast. A few places are still available, and those interested in [...]
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Careless retargeting executed by ad tech firms more interested in swelling their bottom lines, as opposed to performing a consumer service, are damaging their advertisers in the eyes of consumers that are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with just how much brands know about their online behaviour, according to research.
InSkin Media and Rapp Media today (23 October) published a study that shows 55% of consumers are put off buying an item they have previously expressed an interest in online, if they are [...]
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Singapore-based mobile advertising firm AdNear has raised $19m in series B funding, in a sign of the rapidly developing digital economy there, as the South East Asian (SEA) digital industry collectively bids to bolster its prominence in the wider advertising market.
AdNear, a location-based advertising company, raised the amount from Telstra Ventures and Global Brain with existing investors, Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners, also participated in the capital raising round.
The company will use the fUnds to expand its [...]
Serving mobile users with retargeted ads is widely regarded as an impossibility given cookies’ lack of effectiveness on such devices compared to desktop, and the industry’s lack of consensus on establishing a universal ID. But Luis Barrague, Headway Digital, VP of mobile, believes the predominance of mobile app usage presents marketers the opportunity to reengage with mobile without having to wait on the industry to agree on universal standards.
Web-based retargeting is a favoured tool among advertisers. But [...]