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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The industry is largely agreed upon the weaknesses of last-click attribution, yet it remains in common use. Below, Rafael Garcia-Navarro, Experian Marketing Services, head of analytics, discusses overcoming the challenges of finding out what marketing activities do and don’t work.
While the rest of the digital arena has advanced at a rapid pace over recent years, attribution is one area that has stayed relatively static. Despite all the hype in the industry around attribution, and the inadequacy of the models currently [...]
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Pixalate Sets New Standard for Programmatic Advertising Quality; the Ever-Increasing Mobile Opportunity
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: Pixalate sets new standard for programmatic advertising quality; the ever-increasing mobile opportunity; and Acxiom’s quest to use big data to fortify little data.
New findings from Pixalate reveal that 70% of sellers have been exposed to malware-driven ad fraud
Pixalate, Inc., the leading data intelligence platform, this week released its April 2015 Global [...]
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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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Third-party data can be months outdated and irrelevant to the actual target audience, but brands in the Asia-Pacific still turn to these datasets religiously, when they should be working with first-party data instead.
In this week’s Q&A, ExchangeWire chats with Jonathan Hardy, Adara’s vice president of sales for Asia-Pacific, who discusses why some markets in the region remain hesitant to accept first-party data and how the travel data provider handles the more conservative Asian community.
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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 [...]
In this week’s ExchangeWire Weekly European Roundup: Verizon buys AOL for $4.4bn in latest round of operator entry to ad tech; UK retargeting company Tapad clinches $18m funding round; Concerted drive on transparency; Rubicon Project courts SMEs; Tate Modern goes programmatic.
The implications of the AOL/Verizon deal
The big news this week was the announcement that US mobile operator Verizon Wireless is to acquire online icon AOL in a deal worth $4.4bn. That is just the latest episode in a trend that [...]
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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Improving the accuracy of location data not only provides for better campaigns, it can also offer richer insights into buyer intent based on the places consumers visit.
Most location-based marketing initiatives target consumers in real-time based on where they are during the duration of the campaigns. The real potential of location technology, however, is the insights that it can provide so marketers can gain better understanding of consumer behaviour, Regina Goh, BlisMedia’s Asia managing director, said in an interview with ExchangeWire.