ExchangeWire rounds up some of the goings on in the world of ad tech during the last seven days, and in this week’s edition: Rubicon Project posts impressive gains; Europe’s OOH sector primed for programmatic disruption; European ad tech pairing join forces; and US firms man-up ahead of European expansion.
Rubicon Project posts strong gains
A little under a year after it first went public, and Rubicon Project this week posted impressive gains in its latest earnings call, with revenue ($41.8m) [...]
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Brand safety should weigh heavily on every marketer’s mind as should contextual advertising, so why are ‘bad ads’ still popping up frequently today? Gregory Armshaw, head of application strategy at Graymatics recalls the day he nearly lost his job over a badly placed ad and discusses the need to start thinking seriously about context in any media buying exercise.
You wouldn’t place food ads in the bathroom, advertise washing powder at the nightclub, or market [...]
Tim Vanderhook, Viant, and MySpace, CEO, speaks to ExchangeWire, on the launch of the company’s latest ‘advertising cloud’ service, and how his company aims to offer value to advertisers from what was once the largest social network in the world, especially given the white-hot competition from Facebook.
Remember the good old days of the internet 10 years ago? When broadband access was still a relative novelty, and we were all comparing polyphonic ringtones on our Nokia (N-something, or whatever) and Motorola [...]
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Stephan Beringer, Vivaki, CEO has confirmed the company is sending 120 of its US traders to individual agencies within the wider Publicis Groupe fold, in a move signalling the evolution of the entities formerly know as ‘agency trading desks’.
In an interview with Ad Age last week, Beringer said the Publicis outfit is implementing the restructure in the US (the changes are also taking place here in the UK, but no numbers have been [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: WeChat ads go live with major brands; Most Spotify users in AU happy to receive ads; Japan, India home to most Twitter users in APAC; Chinese regulator chides Alibaba for illegal online biz; BlisMedia appoints new Asia chief.
WeChat ads go live with major brands
Tencent Holdings has begun pushing ads on its mobile messaging app, WeChat, with a debut [...]
‘Big data’, may be one of the key buzz phrases in contemporary ad tech and march circles, but its increasing use by big business brings with it a growing sense of public unease, as an increasing number of people practising more stringent personal data control.
That’s the opinion expressed in a survey published today (28 January) by consumer privacy advocacy firm TRUSTe to coincide with this year’s Data Privacy Day, a scheme engineered to educate the public on how [...]
ExchangeWire rounds-up some of the biggest stories in the European ad tech scene, and in this week’s edition: Asda preps ad exchange launch; Shazam rated as Britain’s first $1bn tech firm; Facebook & Havas ink global Atlas deal; UK bodies to move on fraud, and ad tech firms’ EMEA appointments.
Asda preps ad exchange launch
UK-based Asda this week announced it is poised to launch its own ad exchange next year, bringing the Walmart-owned retailer into direct competition with [...]
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ExchangeWire Research’s head of analysis Rebecca Muir draws up a definitive list of which companies will make waves in the ad tech and martech sectors, as well as the market dynamics that will lead to their increasing influence in 2015, focusing on: Ecommerce; Transparency; Big Data, and mobile.
Following on from ExchangeWire Research’s recent article Where the Money will Flow in 2015?, which summarised ad tech and martech predictions for 2015, this article draws from the numerous lists of the [...]
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The rise of adtech has resulted in massive disruption of long-held dynamics within the advertising sector, not least because of debates around transparency, and its potential for resulting in ‘disintermediation’. ExchangeWire examines the debate that quietly bubbles under the surface of ad tech.
Programmatic ad spend increased 200% in Europe last year prompted by marketers’ desire to spend their ad budgets more effectively, making it the hottest property in advertising, according to the latest AdForm report.
The history [...]
It’s a rainy October evening in 2010, and a sizeable queue of media planner buyers from across London snakes around a building hosting one of the biggest media parties of the year.
Specific Media is having an almighty blow out, spending a considerable amount of money entertaining thousands of the agency’s front-line staff.
I was wondering why I was given an invite, given I had been writing about the demise of the ‘middle man’ ad net model for nearly 12 months.
The sheer opulence [...]