‘Big data’, may be one of the key buzz phrases in contemporary ad tech and march circles, but its increasing use by big business brings with it a growing sense of public unease, as an increasing number of people practising more stringent personal data control.
That’s the opinion expressed in a survey published today (28 January) by consumer privacy advocacy firm TRUSTe to coincide with this year’s Data Privacy Day, a scheme engineered to educate the public on how [...]
As we stand on the cusp of ‘the internet of things’ becoming a mass market reality, Konrad Feldman, Quantcast, CEO, writes from the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hosted in Las Vegas, on the increasing role of ad tech and big data companies at such events, including how their presence is required to inform the debates around consistent data measurement and privacy.
So, why are ad tech firms relevant to CES?
Ad tech companies are attending CES in greater [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the top stories in the European ad tech scene, and in this week’s edition: AppNexus continues shopping spree; Group M digital chief speaks programmatic with ExchangeWire; Mobile operators to block ads to get in on the ad game, and much more.
AppNexus buys MediaGlu
AppNexus has topped a monumental 2014 for the company with the purchase of cross-screen advertising firm MediaGlu for an undisclosed fee, in a year when advertisers stopped thinking [...]
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Careless retargeting executed by ad tech firms more interested in swelling their bottom lines, as opposed to performing a consumer service, are damaging their advertisers in the eyes of consumers that are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with just how much brands know about their online behaviour, according to research.
InSkin Media and Rapp Media today (23 October) published a study that shows 55% of consumers are put off buying an item they have previously expressed an interest in online, if they are [...]
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Matt Harty, Experian, GM, Audience Solutions, APAC, looks at developments for the region’s third-party data market, and asks how well the programmatic advertising sector in APAC is addressing the audience disjunction problem, particularly in a market that is largely ‘mobile-first’ where cookies are becoming more-and-more redundant.
We buy, we don’t understand what we get. We store, but we can’t use a lot of what we buy, and also lose much of what we could have used. We remarket, but we have [...]
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The results of Adform’s RTB Trend Report, Europe, Q2, 2014 point to a certain future: digital media acquisition will centre almost exclusively on programmatic trading. Martin Stockfleth Larsen, Adform CMO, reflects on how quickly this is happening, and points out some of the key trends evident in the data.
Private marketplaces attract premium advertisers and reward publishers
Data from the Adform RTB Trend Report, Europe, Q2, 2014, reveals that it [...]
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Nick Stringer,Internet Advertising Bureau UK, director of regulatory affairs, and European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA), chairman, suggests how businesses can invest in ways to be more transparent with the data they collect and use, as it stares down the barrel of more restrictive and burdensome regulation.
Cast your mind back to Exchange Wire’s ATS London 2011 event (if you were there!). That’s another world for a fast-moving UK ad tech market. At the event the IAB presented an overview of [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space.
1. Facebook acquires LiveRail
The big news this week was Facebook’s purchase of video SSP LiveRail for an undisclosed sum with the pairing of the two indicating the social network’s desire to invest further into video and mobile.
Brian Boland, Facebook,VP of ads product marketing and Atlas, made the announcement via a
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Researchers have tipped the UK mobile advertising expenditure to pass the £2bn mark this year as companies including Twitter, and mobile operator joint venture Weve aim to challenge the hegemony of Facebook and Google in the sector.
UK mobile ad spend continues to soar and is expected to rise 96% this year to just over £2bn, up from more than £1.03bn last year, although this is amidst an overall slowdown in the digital ad market, according to eMarketer estimates published this [...]
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Weve is preparing to exit the beta phase of its mobile display advertising project with question marks over who its next CEO will be, but does claim to have cracked a key component in the mobile advertising conundrum by introducing the European standard privacy icon to its ad formats.
But after an extended beta phase, where its pricing policies were called into question, media buyers are awaiting the robustness of its platform to be proven.
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