ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: USD$122m price tag for Sizmek; Sonobi establishes London hub; GroupM predicts USD$1 trillion global marketing spend for 2017; Factual and MediaMath partnership; Top ranking for OpenX app and inventory; More data for SpotX; and News Republic bought up by Cheetah Mobile.
Sizmek acquired by Vector Capital
Big news from ad management platform Sizmek: The ad tech provider has been acquired [...]
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 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: Programmatic investment on the rise; Impact of content environment on advertising; and Smartphones surpass PCs as most prevalent household device.
Programmatic stakeholders keen on in-house solutions
In a study among more than 1,000 advertisers, agencies, and publishers from 29 markets, the IAB Europe surveys current adoption of programmatic and stakeholder perspectives on programmatic’s [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Adblock Plus faces defeat in another court case against Springer; Facebook Shutters FBX; Three UK announces ad blocking trial run; ADventori opens London office; and StickyADS announces programmatic guaranteed.
Impending defeat for Adblock Plus?
In the last twelve months, Eyeo has been victorious in Germany with regards to four lawsuits by publishers against ad blocking software Adblock Plus. Now things are not looking good for the Cologne-based developers. [...]
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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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Email seems to be an unlikely channel for programmatic advertising, yet LiveIntent has seen significant growth recently. Maybe precisely because the ad tech community so far has overlooked the capabilities of email as a programmatic channel. In 2015, LiveIntent finalised a number of acquisitions and bagged a massive investment round. Now the email platform is appointing former Millennial Media president Jason Kelly to head up sales and marketing. ExchangeWire talked to Dave Hendricks, president and managing director LiveIntent UK, (pictured below) about [...]
Now & Next is a new feature from ExchangeWire Research. In Now & Next, we review the latest research, provide impartial insight and analysis of current trends and provide predictions for the future of advertising and marketing technology. This feature focuses on private marketplaces.
Private marketplaces: the future of premium inventory
Earlier this month (3 November), at ATS New York, a trio of thought leaders discussed how publishers can fight back against Google and Facebook, the rise of private marketplaces and how to ensure users understand the value of free online content and the role played by advertising. The panel was moderated by ExchangeWire’s CEO, Ciaran O’Kane.
The panellists were: – Romain Job, general manager US, SmartAdServer – Jana Meron, VP of programmatic & data strategy, Business Insider – John Snyder, CEO, Grapeshot
Just 18% of Marketers Use Both In-stream & Rich Media in Their Campaigns; Global Ad Tech & Martech Acquisitions See 11% Q3 Growth
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: Just 18% of marketers use both in-stream and rich media in their campaigns; Global d & martech acquisitions see 11% Q3 growth; 47% Growth in UK Q2 Audience Data Usage; Brits enjoy being center of attention twice as much as Americans on social media.
Marketers failing to take full advantage of video [...]
Despite providing obstacles, there are good reasons to keep a walled garden. In this piece, Chris Bennett, MD Europe, Pixability, argues in favour of walled gardens and lists the benefits of buying from them.
Those established in the digital media industry will be well aware that walled gardens are very much back on the agenda. It’s a phrase that harks back to the early days of AOL – but now rolls up the ad tech goliaths of Google, Facebook, Twitter, and a [...]