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 [...]
With malvertising reportedly rising over 300% in the last year – and with ad fraud widely reported to be at least a 10-times bigger threat than identity theft – cleaning up the next biggest cybercrime, internet advertising, should be everybody’s priority. Mikko Kotila (pictured below), principal, botlab.io, tells ExchangeWire how advertising technology is a threat to internet security and general society.
Many national economies rely on consumption as the primary driver for GDP. Production, and therefore employment, are associated with demand for products; [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Google speeds up mobile pages; EU Court of Justice rules on Safe Harbour; and Apple waves through first ad blocker that works in apps.
Google’s accelerated mobile pages go live
A new approach by Google? The internet giant has just unveiled its project ‘Accelerated Mobile Pages’ – which is open source and therefore does not generate any revenue for Google. Instead, Google is pushing [...]
Setting up a programmatic buying strategy is proving to be complex and often involves multiple parties, making it tough for brands to grasp all the activities running in the background.
Singapore pay TV operator and broadband services provider, StarHub, is calling for more transparency in the market so marketers can have a clearer view of what is happening behind each bid.
In this joint Q&A with ExchangeWire, Oliver Chong, StarHub’s assistant vice president of brand and marketing communications, and Germaine Ng Ferguson, [...]
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Delegates at this year’s ATS Singapore expressed concerns over the growing presence of walled gardens and their impact on audience data, pointing to the need for open data systems to drive the development of programmatic in the region.
Matt Harty, Asia-Pacific senior vice president of The Trade Desk, kicked off the day’s discussions with an overview of the region’s programmatic landscape, painting a bright picture in which the platform was seeing higher growth rates than any other segments in the ad [...]
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ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world. In this week’s edition: Mobile video advertising grows by 367%; 15% of Britons blocking online ads; 90% of consumers don’t click on ads on mobile devices; and Mobile advertising sees 72% growth rate.
Mobile video viewing sees 367% increase
The Ooyala Video Index Report, released last week, shows smartphone and tablet video views continue to grow; with a 24% increase in Q1, and a staggering 367% increase over the past two [...]
Consumer Power in the Rights to Privacy; 85% of Users Visually Engaged with Mobile Native Advertising
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: consumer power in the rights to privacy; 85% of users visually engaged with mobile native advertising; native ad user dwell time on mobile double that of desktop; broadcast and cable ratings continue to decline by double figures in the US; and UK consumer engagement worth £6.80 per minute.
Consumer power in the rights to [...]
Despite being the largest advertising market in Europe by total ad spend, Germany’s media business is still widely regarded as cautious when it comes to embracing the programmatic media-buying revolution.
However, the ADTRADER Berlin Conference hosted today (2 June) will see hundreds of the industry’s delegates assemble to debate ways to spur the market further. This will involve addressing key themes including: yield optimisation; transparency; and taking programmatic beyond display.
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Verizon Wireless’ purchase, or merger, with AOL stands out as one of the ad tech stories of 2015. This is not only for its multi-billion price-tag, but also how it symbolises the attempted re-emergence of telco operators in the digital advertising game; which is valued at $600bn per year. ExchangeWire analyses how the worlds of telecoms and ad tech are starting to collide; as well as previewing some of the conflicts this may cause, as advertisers look to take their [...]
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Third-party data can be months outdated and irrelevant to the actual target audience, but brands in the Asia-Pacific still turn to these datasets religiously, when they should be working with first-party data instead.
In this week’s Q&A, ExchangeWire chats with Jonathan Hardy, Adara’s vice president of sales for Asia-Pacific, who discusses why some markets in the region remain hesitant to accept first-party data and how the travel data provider handles the more conservative Asian community.
EW: How does the Asia-Pacific market [...]
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