ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European ad tech landscape over the last seven days. In this week’s edition: Facebook extends LiveRail to mobile apps; AOP strikes publisher alliance powered by AppNexus; Digital strikes parity with offline spend in the UK; Programmatic accounts for 45% of display; StickyADS appoints EMEA chief.
Facebook extends LiveRail to include in-app mobile display Facebook has opened another front with Google with the extension of its LiveRail video supply-side platform (SSP) to support [...]
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Click fraud currently costs the advertising industry upwards of $6bn a year, according to the US-based Association of National Advertisers, and it’s prevalence in the programmatic media buying sector is regularly cited as a major reason not to invest in such technologies.
Earlier this month, both Shell and Nestle – a company that spends upwards of $3bn a year on advertising – outlined their insistence on quality ad traffic at the IAB UK’s programmatic advertising conference. This comes in close proximity [...]
Tim Faircliff, AOP, chairman, discusses the mechanics of the recently announced premium publisher alliance – or co-op – that is to be powered by AppNexus, which has several of the UK’s tier-one publishers as founding members.
EW: What does the new set-up look like, and what publishers are in the alliance? TF: At launch, the AOP Premium Publisher Alliance will include inventory and audience data from Telegraph Media Group, Time Inc., Haymarket Media Group, Dennis Publishing Ltd, Auto Trader, Future Plc, Sift [...]
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The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has lifted the lid on its publisher cooperative powered by AppNexus, with several tier-one publishers including Telegraph Media Group, Time Inc, and Bauer Media among the names to sign up to the venture at its inception. A sign that premium publishers see strength in numbers to combat internet players such as Facebook and Google.
The AOP’s publisher ‘alliance’ includes audience targeting data, and inventory from: Telegraph Media Group, Time Inc., Haymarket Media Group, Dennis Publishing [...]
eBay Advertising has announced the creation of a ‘channel agnostic’ agency sales team offering increased scope for automated media buying following lessons learned during its ‘Programmatic Only Week’. This comes just a day after AppNexus revealed it bought Yieldex to facilitate the rise of programmatic direct.
The online retail giant’s advertising arm today (19 March) announced plans to change the focus of its agency sales team offering media buyers a more flexible way to purchase its inventory, and will be headed [...]
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AppNexus has confirmed its purchase of publisher forecasting and programmatic-direct company Yieldex, in a deal rumored to be valued at $100m, as the ad tech firm continues its acquisition spree, and prepares for the rise of programmatic-direct.
The integration of Yieldex into the AppNexus platform supports the ad tech company’s vision of offering an integrated, full-stack publisher solution – this deal comes just five months after AppNexus bought Open AdStream (OAS) from WPP – and also positions the company to create [...]
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Viewability. It’s one of they key issues facing the online advertising industry, as brands – wary of getting scammed – ask for ever-increasing levels of transparency; with oil giant Shell now asking for FIVE TIMES the industry standard before it pays for online ad space. The IAB has attempted to lead the way, brokering an ‘industry-wide consensus’ that a viewable ad is one where 50% of the creative was served on screen for one second.
However, one of the world’s most recognisable [...]
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Advertisers are willing to pay enhanced prices for ad inventory bought using programmatic technology, but ad tech partners need to provide 100% transparency, and media owners must produce more engaging ad formats, according to Nestle’s UK digital lead.
Gawain Owen, Nestle, digital lead, UK, made the statement speaking at this week’s IAB RTA (real-time advertising) conference hosted in London, where he told delegates the advertiser, which spends in excess of $3bn dollars per year on advertising space, had bought in to [...]
The ad tech industry has become increasingly fragmented and has lost its focus of consumers over its failure to execute a cohesive user experience. It also needs to improve communication to achieve better transparency and build trust.
These were among the range of issues discussed at the Programmatic Summit held in Sydney this week, where keynote and panel speakers touched on opportunities and challenges facing the industry today; including [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the goings on in the world of ad tech during the last seven days, and in this week’s edition: Rubicon Project posts impressive gains; Europe’s OOH sector primed for programmatic disruption; European ad tech pairing join forces; and US firms man-up ahead of European expansion.
Rubicon Project posts strong gains
A little under a year after it first went public, and Rubicon Project this week posted impressive gains in its latest earnings call, with revenue ($41.8m) [...]
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