In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Instagram mobile ads to snap up $595m; APAC brands must meet customers on mobile; Australia leads global programmatic industry; GroupM shuffles SEA leadership positions; and ExchangeWire seeks participants for DMP survey.
Instagram mobile ads to snap up $595m
Instagram is projected to generate US$595m in mobile ad revenue globally this year, with spending fuelled by improved targeting capabilities [...]
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: Mobile device hijacking costs advertisers $857m; 333% increase in rich media ad spend; mobile apps account for majority of traffic; and Instagram global revenue reaches $595m.
Fraudsters strike again
Most brands in Asia are simply taking campaign methodologies for traditional media, and slapping them onto mobile platforms, without first assessing new possibilities the latter can offer.
This results in much inefficiency that otherwise can be improved with the deployment of mobile programmatic, says Shi Yi, CEO and founder at Avazu Holding, in this week’s Q&A with ExchangeWire. Yi also discusses the lack dominant tech players in this market segment, which is especially vital in Asia-Pacific, as the region faces [...]
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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: APAC mobile search ad spend climbs 69%; SEA viewers prefer shorter video ads; Geniee adds Vietnamese language to its ad classification system; Japan ad spend to hit $35.5bn in 2015; AOL Platforms brings in SEA business lead; and ExchangeWire calls up APAC programmatic survey participants.
APAC mobile search ad spend climbs 69%
Search ad spend across the Asia-Pacific region, [...]
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Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, and SAP report strong earnings, pointing to continued growth in online advertising, mobile, and cloud services.
Yahoo Report Strongest Growth in Display Since 2010
Yahoo reported revenue growth of 15% year-over-year yesterday driven by strong growth in display and innovation in mobile search, as the company continues to transform. GAAP revenue increased from $1,084m in Q2 2014 to $1,243 in Q2 2015. However, increased cost of revenue ($44m in Q2 2014, $200m in Q2 2015) and a loss from [...]
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Access to real-time viewership data will enable the TV ad industry to improve the value of all inventory and move away from spot-buying, but it will require the use of a single common set-top box.
Alex Khan, Southeast Asia managing director for AOL Platforms, explains why this may have a higher chance of taking place in the Asia-Pacific region, in this week’s Q&A.
ExchangeWire: Programmatic adoption is seen as lacking in the Asia-Pacific region. What would you say is still missing in [...]
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As marketers seek to prove and communicate return on investment (ROI) to other business stakeholders, it’s critical that the right measurement model is in place to understand which campaigns and media drive the best results. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Rakhee Jogia, director of display at Rakuten Marketing explains how to target the right audience, how to measure and reward all media touchpoints in consumers’ path-to-purchase and why performance should drive investment.
One marketer might [...]
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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, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: a record 91% of UK Millennials own a smartphone; Apple devices secure 78% video ad completion rate; 5.35 billion rich media mobile impressions wasted in Q1 2015; and 58% of consumers using retail apps
91% of UK Millennials own a smartphone
In the UK, 91% of Millennials own a smartphone, according [...]
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While keen to tap mobile devices to reach their audience, marketers in Asia-Pacific are still struggling to accurately measure the actual returns from their mobile campaigns. In this industry byliner, Smaato’s Asia-Pacific managing director Malcolm Wong discusses the challenges of addressing a deeply fragmented region and explains why first-party data is necessary for mobile campaigns.
The digital advertising industry has seen tremendous change in the last decade, with programmatic emerging as one of the biggest buzzwords. The question on many marketers’ [...]
AOL Eyes Millennial Media in $300m Swoop; Google's Programmatic Brand Spend Nears 3/4 of Total Budget
In this week’s ExchangeWire European Weekly Roundup: AOL reportedly in $300m swoop for Millennial Media; Google’s programmatic brand spend nears three-quarters of total budget; TubeMogul publishes “cheat sheets”; and Speculation over next Twitter CEO.
AOL & Millennial Media $300m Deal Mooted
Just weeks after it was purchased by US mobile operator Verizon Wireless, AOL is reportedly in talks to buy mobile advertising specialist Millennial Media with a price tag of $300m, touted by sources allegedly close to the negotiations.
The talks first began [...]