• Ad-block Use Bottoming Out in AU; Dentsu Taps Tencent Data to Aid Marketers

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Ad-block use bottoming out in AU; Dentsu taps Tencent data to aid marketers; WPP agencies merge in ANZ; Publicis & Alibaba team up to deliver customised customer journey; AU works on data code of practice; and Shanghai Addition offers bridge between Chinese brands and the world.

    Ad-block use bottoming out in AU

    Awareness of ad-blocking technology has [...]

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  • Only 3% of Data Professionals Understand Implications of the GDPR

    ExchangeWire Research reveals a universal lack of understanding about the complexities of the upcoming GDPR, pointing to a fundamental lack of preparation and severe risk of non-compliance. Insurance, finance and banking sector appear to be ahead of the curve; retailers lag behind. Highlights – Just 3% of professionals whose role involves consumer data collection, storage, or processing fully understand what is covered by the upcoming GDPR

    – However, only four in every ten (42%) say their company [...]

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  • The GDPR: Hype or Hyperbole?

    25 May, 2018 – put it in the diary. On this fateful day, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into full force. ExchangeWire break it down for those still in the dark.

    It’s hardly surprising that the mere mention of the GDPR causes one's eyes to glaze over and, if you do try to get to grips with any one of the 99 articles contained within the regulation, you would be forgiven for [...]

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  • Most APAC Buyers Boycott Brands That Misuse Data; Mobile Poised to Lead China Ad Spend

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sum up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Most APAC buyers boycott brands that misuse data; Mobile poised to lead China ad spend; Quarter of AU mid-tier firms don’t measure campaigns; Singapore marketing platform secures £1.97m funding; Burd officially open for AU biz; and OOH agency tap Singtel analytics biz.

    Most APAC buyers boycott brands that misuse data

    Some 78% of Asia-Pacific consumers would not buy again [...]

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  • EU Data Protection Working Group Vs WhatsApp; Adyoulike & Trade Desk Partner

    ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: EU data protection takes on Facebook-WhatsApp; Native advertising partnership between Adyoulike and The Trade Desk; Weve and AppNexus; Series A Funding for Convertr; and partnership between GumGum and Plista.

    EU data protection vs Facebook-WhatsApp

    Not only the German data protection authorities, also the EU data protection officers are now scrutinising the exchanging of data between Facebook and WhatsApp.

    The so-called Article 29 Data Protection Group have written an [...]

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  • DACH: Neuer Geschäftsführer für Unruly Deutschland; Adventori startet in Frankfurt

    ExchangeWire bündelt ab sofort die wichtigsten Nachrichten aus der Region DACH mit Schlaglicht-Interviews aus der deutschsprachigen Programmatic-Szene. Diese Woche: Neuer Geschäftsführer bei Unruly Deutschland; Adventori öffnet deutsche Niederlassung; Mobile Internetnutzung wächst weiter; Ad-Tracking bei Deutschen unbeliebt; und Fünf Fragen an die MMA Deutschland.

    Neuer Deutschland-Chef für Unruly

    Neues in der deutschen Führungsetage von Unruly: Der Adtech-Anbieter mischt die Karten und ernennt Christoph Thielecke als neuen Geschäftsführer in Deutschland. Thielecke wirkte bisher als Vice President Sales für den Bereich Nordeuropa bei Unruly.

    Damit stellt sich Unruly [...]

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  • News Corp Funding for AppNexus; AppLovin Sold to Chinese Investors

    ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: AppNexus gets funded by News Corp. and supports LinkedIn ads; AppLovin sold to Chinese investors; Google updates ad products; No data exchange between Facebook and WhatsApp in Germany; Adform and Tipico partner; and Visual IQ receives data from Facebook’s Atlas.

    AppNexus supports ads on LinkedIn & gets funding

    Two big pieces of news from AppNexus. After recently announcing that LinkedIn’s ad network is being [...]

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  • Spotify Sells Audio Ads Programmatically; Google AMP for Ads

    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 15- and 30-second audio ad [...]

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  • Privacy Trumps Price; Programmatic Appreciated for Reduction of Media Wastage

    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: Consumers want more control over data handling; The benefits of programmatic; and Tablets are preferred devices of senior internet users. 

    Privacy more important than price

    UK consumers are more interested in how brands handle their customer data than in product prices – and want more control over the data handling by the brands [...]

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  • EU General Data Protection Regulation: What You Need to Know (Part 4)

    The new EU General Data Protection Regulation may not be particularly fast-approaching, but it will arrive with full force and the digital industry’s full understanding of its implications is imperative. Concluding a series of pieces on ExchangeWire looking at the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), digital media consultant and ex-director of Regulatory Affairs, Nick Stringer, catches up with Iain Bourne (both pictured below) from UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on the new law, what it means, and the preparation [...]

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