How do the Google and Facebook duopoly fare in the complex world of travel advertising? While Google planted their flag many years ago, Facebook have been working in the background on their own travel-specific ad product as a viable alternative for travel advertisers. But is there room for both? Writing for ExchangeWire, Matthieu Betton (pictured below), commercial director, Europe, Sojern, explains how Facebook is now presenting some stiff competition.
Google set their eyes on the travel industry a while ago: [...]
In a market democratised by programmatic, brands in Asia-Pacific must be able to stand above the crowd and not have a myopic view of the digital landscape.
Programmatic had levelled the playing field and created a space in which even multibillion dollar brands competed with mom-and-pop stores. This meant that marketers would need to work harder to differentiate themselves, said Sanchit Sanga, Mindshare’s Asia-Pacific chief digital officer.
“To win in this scenario, you’ll need to have much better data strategies in [...]
Last week (9 February, 2017) Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) reported a net loss of USD$167m (£133.6m) (-23% revenue) in Q4 2016, and its slowest revenue growth since it went public four years ago. In this piece, we examine what has gone wrong for Twitter, and discuss the functional improvements that need to be implemented in order to re-establish Twitter in the eyes of both consumers and media buyers.
Twitter was the second of the current four major social networks to be [...]
Facebook’s mission (quoted on the company’s Facebook page) is: “To give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.”Connecting the world
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, said last week (1 February, 2017): “Our mission to connect the world is more important now than ever. Our business did well in [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Facebook test Messenger ads in TH & AU; China see lower search ads growth; Dentsu buy out Indonesian agency group; Taptica eye Japan growth via partnership; Columbus head to Malaysia; and Kargo roll into Sydney.Facebook test Messenger ads in TH & AU
The social media juggernaut are planning to run tests in Thailand and Australia that will enable [...]
2016 has truly shown how dynamic an ecosystem the digital advertising industry is. There have been highs and lows, but it has certainly been memorable. In a series of features reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to what we can expect in 2017, ExchangeWire invite over 100 thought leaders from across the industry to share their views. In the latest series instalment, experts deliver their opinions on how the infrastructure of the industry will begin to [...]
Hesitant to change the way they traditionally sell media, publishers in Asia-Pacific lag behind other regions in adopting programmatic. They are coming around, though, as they move from a print to a digital business.
The region still lacked quality inventory, with publishers here falling behind in leveraging programmatic, said Adform chief revenue officer Jay Stevens.
While every major publisher in the UK had been advancing with programmatic as a channel, Asia-Pacific publishers had been more reserved with the way they [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Facebook updates metrics and reporting; LiveRamp buys Arbor and Circulate; IAB and ISBA cooperate on mobile buying handbook; Snapchat IPO is coming; More lift with Rich Media; Spotify and WPP announce partnership; Widespace’s new ad platform; Protected Media’s anti-ad-fraud solution; and European viewable completion rates analysed by TubeMogul.Facebook update on metrics and reporting
Criticism on Facebook’s lack of transparency has prompted the company to [...]
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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: Discrepancies in Facebook tracking; Digital habits of US voters; CTR through mobile; and an e-commerce Christmas.
Discrepancies in Facebook tracking
Discrepancies between Facebook conversion tracking and web analytics are costing advertisers insight into 192% more attributable revenue and higher return on ad spend for mobile campaigns, finds Rakuten’s The Facebook [...]
Yesterday (2, October 2016), Facebook, Criteo, and Rubicon Project posted their Q3 2016 financial results, for the year ended 30 September. Facebook and Criteo both saw strong results, the latter off the back of the acquisition of HookLogic and a move into predictive search.
Facebook posted total revenue of USD$7.01bn (£5.70bn) for the three months ended 30 September 2016. This represents year-on-year growth of 56%, as results for the same time last year stood at USD$4.50bn (£3.66bn).
“We had another good [...]