ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: EU approves GDPR; House of Lords comments on new regulations; TabMo receives funding; Partnership between Unruly and The Trade Desk; and Eyeota partner with Kantar Media.
EU adopts General Data Protection Regulation
After years of lobbying, the new EU general data protection regulation finally sees the light of day. On 14 April, 2016, the EU approved GDPR. Among [...]
In this week’s Latin American Roundup: Alejandro Alvarez, CEO, RPA Media Place, talks about the challenges of the first publisher co-op in Latin America and reveals that he has been talking to publishers in other countries that are willing to form a similar group; MediaMath announces its education branch in Brazil; Itau dedicates 80 people for data and automation campaigns, focusing now on mobile.
Mobile fraud is ubiquitous, but every player in the digital advertising ecosystem could be doing more to combat it. Although some degree of fraud is unavoidable, not taking measures to reduce it may be costing advertisers more than they realise. In this piece, Maor Sadra (pictured below), managing director, AppLift, discusses the ways in which programmatic makes it easier to spot fraud – and three action points to stop it.
Thirty-four percent of programmatic mobile traffic is at risk for fraud, according [...]
Tom Bowman (pictured below) is certainly no stranger to the advertising world, with eight years under his belt at BBC Advertising and a decade at Microsoft prior to that. In an interesting move, Bowman has hung up his publisher hat, with his recent appointment as CEO of the newly founded demand-side platform, Intelligent Optimisations (IO). Here, Bowman speaks exclusively to ExchangeWire about his new role, his new company, and the direction this new market entrant is heading.
ExchangeWire: You spent eight years [...]
In the UK, SMBs make up 99.3% of all business, yet account for only 18% of total marketing spend. One of the core challenges faced by small business marketers in the UK and, indeed, globally, is the lack of budget versus their larger peers, forcing them to limit their options significantly. ExchangeWire speaks with Jacob Knobel (pictured below), co-founder and [...]
The programmatic sector has seen strong growth in the Nordic markets over the last three years. As the region is set to mature, guaranteed solutions are on the rise, as well as demand for header bidding solutions. An operator in a space where markets are small and people have done business with each other for a long time, Netric find private deals gaining bigger traction in the Nordic markets than in other parts of Europe. ExchangeWire spoke to Daniel Ahlbert, [...]
For one veteran of the mobile enterprise software industry, the ad tech world simply is not moving fast enough and remains bogged down by ineffective ad serving and management technology.
Matthew Talbot, senior vice president for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), says he is stunned at the somewhat immaturity of ad technology for mobile in the Asia-Pacific region and has yet to see any robust tools available in the market today, compared to other tech industries.
In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Talbot also explains [...]
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The Road to ATS London is a series of specialist posts on technology, data, and the business models emerging in the programmatic ecosystem, all to be published in the run up to ATS London. Tickets for ATS London on Monday September 14 are now on sale. We do sell out every year, so make sure you get your ticket while they’re still available.
The advent of programmatic has allowed marketers to leverage their own first-party data to execute smarter [...]
Is Google Mirroring its Consumer Strategy With its Business Customers, Favouring its Own Products Over Those Provided by Third Parties?
Last week (August 6) Google announced that they will no longer support YouTube buying via the DoubleClick Ad Exchange. Marketers looking to buy YouTube inventory will have access to it via the YouTube ad sales team, or other Google platforms – DoubleClick Bid Manager or AdWords. In other words, no other DSP will be able to buy TrueView inventory programmatically.
In a blog post Google’s Neal Mohan, VP, display & video advertising says that [...]
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 [...]