ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Automated buying of audio ads at Spotify; Google AMP goes ad; Phillipson to step down as IAB UK CEO; Adyoulike teams up with AOL; and ePrivacy launches two new seals.
Spotify takes programmatic audio global
Music streamer Spotify is expanding its audio ad offering to 59 markets, the company just announced. A new private marketplace for its [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Axel Springer gives up court case against ad blocker; Parsec receives funding; PubMatic launch PMP Guaranteed; Intrinsic buys AOP’s Alliance; Yahoo introduces new ad formats; and Facebook announces new products.
Axel Springer abandons claim against Blockr
Another week, another court case against an ad blocker. Only this time, German publishing house Axel Springer abandons the claim: after a number of cases against Adblock Plus, [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Marketo is snapped up by private equity firm; Facebook retires LiveRail; DoubleClick connects advertisers and marketing experts; Adsquare partners with Adelphi; and New partnership between Tapjoy and Ironsource.
Marketo sold to Vista Equity Partners
In a deal worth USD$1.79bn (£1.24bn), private equity firm Vista Equity Partners is acquiring Marketo. The publicly traded martech provider is the last in [...]
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ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Facebook Audience Network Sells Video Ads; Twitter Ads in External Feeds; SAP introduces media exchange; Dynamic Email Retargeting by Criteo; More Transparency for Publishers with Dutch ad server Ancora; and Google introduces Android Instant Apps.
Facebook sell video ads for third parties
First retargeting on Instagram, now video ads delivered through the Audience Network to third-party websites and in apps: Facebook ramp up their [...]
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What do marketers have to consider when buying data, modelling audience segments, and selecting the right platform? In this piece on mobile audience data handling, Tom Laband, CEO AdSquare (pictured below), addresses marketers who are unsure how to approach audience targeting; and outlines the basic steps that marketers need to take in order to implement a successful mobile campaign.
The smartphone is the most personal of all devices; and it is our access to an increasingly connected world. It navigates us through the [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Self-serve TV ad-buying solution by AOL; Gameloft and Mediasmart partner up; Strategic partnership for Ligatus and AppNexus; Bob Lord joins IBM; Exterion partners with Beyond Analysis; and Sizmek releases MDX-NXT.
AOL Launches Self-Serve Programmatic TV Ad Buying
AOL leaves manual TV ad-buying behind. The media company has just announced a new self-serve TV ad-buying solution as part of [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Publishers lose again against Adblock Plus; Video ads for Facebook Instant Articles; AMP-compliant header bidding solution by Rubicon Project; and LiveRail’s past and future.
Adblock Plus wins court case
A slap in the face for publishers? In an action taken against Eyeo, the makers of Adblock Plus, a district court in Southern Germany has ruled that the distribution of adblocking software is legal. The [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: New Safe Harbour deal between EU and US; Admedo closes funding round; Widespace bags €15.8m in funding; IBM buys creative agency; and Telenor invests in ad tech.
EU and US agree on ‘Privacy Shield’
Safe Harbour is dead, long live Privacy Shield: The EU and the US took longer than the 31 January 2016 deadline to hash out a new data transfer deal, but have [...]
The UK ad tech industry is a hot bed of innovative talent. So why is homegrown funding so hard to come by for its ad tech companies? ExchangeWire talks to Nick Moutter (pictured below), CEO and co-founder of Admedo about how the risk aversion of UK venture capitalists results in a lack of support for UK ad tech startups, versus their US counterparts.
With ATS London and dmexco just around the corner and ‘bridging worlds’ on the bill, Ian Woolley, GM EMEA at Ensighten (pictured) predicts that one of the key discussion points at, and following, the London and Cologne conferences will be open marketing platforms versus closed marketing suites.
It won’t have failed to escape the attention of dmexco attendees that Adobe, Oracle, Google, and Facebook have been on a tech spending spree during the past few years; and one that would [...]