In this week’s ExchangeWire Weekly European Roundup: Adblock Plus secures second German court victory in quick succession; Separate studies show mobile ads surge, but desktop still vindicated; Twitter promises advertisers enhanced data insights to bolster further spend; Teads adds Le Monde publisher to roster, and hires mobile industry veteran.
Adblock Plus cleared again
Adblock Plus-owner Eyeo this week scored a second victory in the German courts this week, with a case brought against it by German publishers RTL Interactive and ProSiebenSat1, deemed [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: APAC preferences in brand engagement differ; Singapore IAB ropes in brand marketers as advisors; Korea’s YDM acquires Singapore’s Gushcloud
APAC preferences in brand engagement differ
Consumers in the Asia-Pacific region engage brands through multiple platforms and seek a cross-channel experience, according to the second instalment of Waggener Edstrom Communications’ [...]
Opinions in the industry may differ on whether first-party data is more reliable than third-party data. For Eyeota CEO Kevin Tan, both offers its own value, and efforts should instead be channelled towards improving data quality and transparency. In this week’s byliner, he highlights the growing expenditure in audience data in Asia-Pacific and the questions brands need to ask their data providers.
It is an industry myth that first-party data is better than third-party data. People don’t realise that [...]
Verizon Wireless’ purchase, or merger, with AOL stands out as one of the ad tech stories of 2015. This is not only for its multi-billion price-tag, but also how it symbolises the attempted re-emergence of telco operators in the digital advertising game; which is valued at $600bn per year. ExchangeWire analyses how the worlds of telecoms and ad tech are starting to collide; as well as previewing some of the conflicts this may cause, as advertisers look to take their [...]
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More APAC Brands Turning to Audience Data; Roy Morgan, AdNear to Offer Mobile Consumer Analytics in ANZ
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates in ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: More APAC brands turning to audience data; Roy Morgan, AdNear offers mobile consumer analytics in ANZ; GroupM launches sports, entertainment agency; and Lotame hires head of APAC platform solutions.
More APAC brands turning to audience data
Advertisers in the Asia-Pacific region were spending more on audience data, with marketers in the finance and electronics & computers sectors leading [...]
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Dave Hendricks, LiveIntent president, reflects on the AOL/Verizon merger and predicts the rise of such deals will herald the end of probabilistic targeting.
If you are old enough, or an aficionado of board games, you might have heard of Battleship. This staple of childhood was an analog, old-fashioned game that didn’t involve consoles, required no electricity, and relied on person-to-person sonar.
Battleship was probabilistic. You would try to guess the coordinates and triangulate based on the shape of the ships. Once you figured out [...]
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UK marketers are uneasy with how third-parties, including media agencies and tech providers, treat their data, and are largely in the dark as to who is ultimately responsible for implementing data privacy rules, despite upcoming data protection reform across the EU, according to research.
Uniform data protection laws are due to be implemented across the EU member states within 12 months, but a research study of over 170 senior-level brand-side marketers, conducted by YouGov and commissioned by Adform, reveals widespread confusion [...]
TubeMogul-Site Tour Deal Integrates Out-Of-Home, Video Ads; Most HK Advertisers Unhappy with Cross-Channel Campaigns
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: TubeMogul-Site Tour deal integrates out-of-home, video ads; Most HK advertisers unhappy with cross-channel campaigns; Shoppers want omni-channel, multi-screen experience;
TubeMogul-Site Tour deal integrates out-of-home, video ads
TubeMogul has inked a partnership with out-of-home ad exchange Site Tour, which will allow advertisers to programmatically purchase video ads on billboards, kiosks, and elevator screens in Australia.
The video ad services [...]
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TV ads, and the placement of them using programmatic buying technologies, has been tipped as one of the key growth areas in the ad tech sector for 2015. ExchangeWire speaks to Steve McCartney, managing director, digital and programmatic, Europe, of supply-side plater WideOrbit to gauge broadcasters’ interest and concerns over the prospect.
EW: Where do you see the most resistance to transition towards TV ad buying, and what in your opinion is at the root of it?
SM: The biggest obstacle we’ve [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: Criteo APAC clocks 74% revenue growth in 1Q15; Publicis to bring digital consultancy to Singapore; We Are Social opens up in China; and News Corp Australia hires commercial innovator.
Criteo APAC clocks 74% revenue growth in 1Q15
The retargeting company said its global revenue for the first quarter of 2015, ended March 31, grew 71% over the [...]