It seems that Google’s latest changes to their mobile search regulations, and the penalties that come if you fail to adhere, have just been announced. It was not so much a fanfare, but more a whisper, writes Oliver Gold, commercial director, YOC. For those of you who are unaware what’s going on, and let’s face it why wouldn’t you be, Google have just announced changes in the way you are allowed to run ads across mobile sites. [...]
On 21 February, Google announced on the Google Agency Blog that they are to build trust and increase transparency using MRC-accredited measurement on YouTube. What this doesn’t mean is that Google will finally be allowing third-party verification platforms to report on viewability on YouTube. As the blog states, since 2015, they’ve completed integrations with Moat, Integral Ad Science, and DoubleVerify; so the ability for advertisers and agencies to use third-party measurement is already in place. What is [...]
Singapore Millennials Seek Personal Recognition from Retail Brands; Australia Tune into Programmatic Audio Growth
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Singapore millennials seek personal recognition from retail brands; Australia tune into programmatic audio growth; Google bring Shopping Ads to Singapore; Cheetah Mobile mark SpotX in app library; New Zealand OOH cross milestone; Affectv boot-up in Australia; and YouAppi open Japan office.Singapore millennials want personal recognition from brands
Consumers born after 1980 in Singapore seek brands and retailers [...]
On 20 January Google announced some fairly significant changes to the way you will be able to track videos on YouTube. The changes, intended to make YouTube better in a mobile, cross-screen world, according to Google’s Inside Adwords blog, mean that the legacy technologies of pixels and cookies will have limited usage across YouTube from now on, to make way for mobile-first solutions.
The move is off the back of Google’s claim that over 50% of YouTube views now occur [...]
Yesterday, (26 January) Google parent Alphabet Inc., (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) announced financial results for the quarter ended 31 March, 2016. The internet giant boasted an 8.3% increase in fourth-quarter profit, largely driven by the sustained shift to mobile. However, the results fell short of analysts’ expectations leading to a decline in share price.
“Our Q1 results represent a tremendous start to the year with 17% revenue growth year-on-year and 23% growth on a constant currency basis. We’re thoughtfully pursuing big [...]
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 [...]
With Google recently turning 18 years old, Darren Fullerton, head of SEO, Forward3D, reflects on the journey the advertising giant has been on and believes, despite the controversy it brings to the digital advertising industry, a world with Google is far better than a world without it.
An 18th birthday isn’t a proper celebration without a party. It used to be a coming of age, the day you got the keys to the door. Today, you’re more likely to hire a [...]
Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) yesterday (27 October), announced financial results for the quarter ended 30 September, 2016. Google remains the company’s strongest business, while there were also increases in revenue for its ‘Other Bets’ segment.
“We had a great third quarter, with 20% revenue growth year-on-year, and 23% on a constant currency basis. Mobile search and video are powering our core advertising business and we’re excited about the progress of newer businesses in Google and Other Bets”, said [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: The Trade Desk IPO; Google launch new messaging app; Facebook integrate with third-party measurement platforms; 500m Yahoo accounts hacked; and FastPay receive growth funding.
IPO of The Trade Desk on NASDAQ
The long-awaited IPO of The Trade Desk (NASDAQ: TTD) happened Wednesday, 21 September, 2016, with share prices debuting on NASDAQ at USD$28.75 (£21.88), 60% higher than the USD$18 (£13.70) IPO price. [...]