The industry agrees that relevance is the jewel in the crown of effective advertising, with first-party data an important alloy to hold it all together. In this piece, Fritz Richter, CTO and co-founder, adsquare, (pictured below) looks at the requirements for a secure data marketplace and suggests five key elements.
Advertising has become a battlefield for relevance. The rise of the empowered consumer, particularly digital natives who grew up ‘mobile-first’, has turned up the pressure on brands and marketers to deliver personal [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Acquisition news with Salesforce to buy Krux and Criteo taking over HookLogic; Guardian launches programmatic audience targeting platform; IPA champions diversity; Optimizely enables campaign experimentation; and Optimove introduces Optibot.
Salesforce to buy Krux
Data management specialist Krux changes ownership. New owner, Salesforce, pays the proud sum of USD$700m (£554m) for Krux, the Wall Street Journal writes. The purchase [...]
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Programmatic has long entered the mainstream. According to latest statistics by the IAB, programmatic has been particularly successful in the mobile sphere, with 45% of display advertising in Europe traded through programmatic solutions. But what about the lesser-known markets? As European programmatic spends consolidate, a look further south, and into the African continent, reveals potential in unexpected markets.
Take South Africa, for instance. Based on statistics by the IAB South Africa and Effective Measure, [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: AppNexus gets funded by News Corp. and supports LinkedIn ads; AppLovin sold to Chinese investors; Google updates ad products; No data exchange between Facebook and WhatsApp in Germany; Adform and Tipico partner; and Visual IQ receives data from Facebook’s Atlas.
AppNexus supports ads on LinkedIn & gets funding
Two big pieces of news from AppNexus. After recently announcing that [...]
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ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: USD$11m (£8.2m) for Beeswax; Adform’s Audience Base DMP; Ad monetisation platform for Improve Digital; Third funding round for Meetrics; Adsquare PMP for mobile data; Funding for Ogury; and Intelligent Optimisations becomes iotec.
First funding round for Beeswax
Beeswax have just announced a double-figure Series A investment round, led by Foundry Group and RRE Ventures. The funding amounts to USD$11m (£8.2m).
With the new capital, Beeswax intend [...]
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There is a lot of hype around data and how you can extract maximum value from it. But hype often leads to fear of the unknown, resulting in vast quantities of data, from different sources, each source providing a varying level of value. In the first of a series of pieces exploring data, Mathieu Roche (pictured below), global business development director, Weborama, explains the difference between data creation methods and how they can be put to best use.
Marketing has become a [...]
In October 2015, the European Court of Justice ruled that 2000’s data protection agreement ‘Safe Harbour’ with the US was no longer valid. This means that American companies can no longer rely on self-certification when transferring data from the EU to the US; instead they must seek to strike ‘model clauses’ in each case to attain permission to transfer data outside of Europe. ExchangeWire asked industry leaders to weigh in.
ExchangeWire invited industry thought leaders to share their opinions on why [...]
Apple yesterday (26 January) announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended 26 December, 2015. iPhone sales fell for the first time since the product was introduced to the market in 2007. The company’s earnings were stronger than expected, although revenue fell below expectations, despite achieving a new quarterly record. Apple also reported an increase in margin.
– The Company posted record quarterly revenue of USD$75.9bn (£52.9bn) and record quarterly net income of USD$18.4bn (£12.8bn), or USD$3.28 (£2.29) [...]
99% of Consumers Do Not Trust Advertisers with Their Data; Smartphones Account For 88% of Mobile Video Views
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: 99% of consumers do not trust advertisers with their data; Smartphones account for 88% of mobile video views; 80% of consumers watching VOD; and authenticated video sees triple-digit growth.
Consumers apprehensive of handing over data
In the UK, 99% of consumers do not trust advertisers to look after their [...]
Ad tech vendors in the Asia-Pacific region are way too obsessed with the last click and are ignoring more meaningful interactions with consumers.
More importantly, last-click attribution is not in line with key business metrics, according to Ann Reilly and Jonathan Hardy, Adara’s vice president of international sales and Asia vice president of sales, respectively.
The executives jointly tackle this week’s Q&A exchange to discuss what needs to change for marketers in this region to enjoy the benefits that programmatic promises [...]