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 [...]
According to statistics from earlier this year, programmatic advertising is really taking off in Finland. Looking at ad sales from December 2015, the Association of Finnish Advertisers found that 75% of advertisers engaged in programmatic buying of ads. Sounds like good news for Finnish publishers, who have eventually come together to form an alliance to expand their reach and take control of programmatic transactions: Sanoma Corporation, Alma Media Corporation, Otavamedia, Aller Media Oy, A-lehdet Oy, MTV Oy, KSF Media, Kaleva365 [...]
ExchangeWire bündelt die wichtigsten Nachrichten aus der Region DACH mit Schlaglicht-Interviews aus der deutschsprachigen Programmatic-Szene. Diese Woche: Refined Labs gehört Visual IQ; Sven Bagemihl wird Geschäftsführer für Neustar Deutschland; Süddeutsche Zeitung gegen Adblocker; und Vier Fragen an Thomas Bindl, Refined Labs.
Refined Labs wird von Visual IQ übernommen
Der Münchner Attribution- und Kundenanalytik-Anbieter Refined Labs hat einen neuen Eigentümer. Das US-Unternehmen Visual IQ, ebenfalls für Attribution zuständig, kauft Refined Labs für eine bisher nicht näher [...]
In the latest column by Daniel Spears (pictured below), programmatic director, Guardian News & Media for ExchangeWire, Spears writes about how, as a publisher on the buy-side, the power of audience data is an invaluable asset versus overreliance on sometimes questionable third-party data sources.
Would you fuel your F1 car with cooking oil? That may seem a ludicrous question, but too often this seems the way programmatic advertising campaigns are run. Programmatic ad technology has created an amazing opportunity to drive [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: AT&T acquire Time Warner; Predictive search by Criteo; Support for DigiTrust; MediaMath integrat with AdX; DAX Listener ID; Vertical video by Teads; Visual IQ buys Refined Labs; and Neustar focuses on European expansion.
AT&T buy Time Warner for USD$85bn
Massive take-over in the media sector: telecommunications provider AT&T buy Time Warner, securing content that includes the the famous Hollywood studio, [...]
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ExchangeWire bündelt ab sofort die wichtigsten Nachrichten aus der Region DACH mit Schlaglicht-Interviews aus der deutschsprachigen Programmatic-Szene. Diese Woche: Facebook geht gegen Datenschutzanordnung vor Gericht; YieldKit Advertiser Center; Burda baut AdTech Factory aus; und Deutschland auf Platz 3 in Viewability-Vergleich.
Facebook wehrt sich gegen Datenaustauschstopp vor Gericht
Die zweite Runde in der Auseinandersetzung zwischen Facebook und deutschen Datenschützern hat begonnen. Das soziale Netzwerk mit europäischem Hauptsitz in Dublin zieht vor Gericht, um die Verwaltungsanordnung des Hamburger Landesdatenschutzbeauftragten Johannes Caspar aufheben zu lassen.
The UK’s media industry is at a precarious crossroads. There are regular reports in the press about the deterioration of ad revenues and the increasing dominance of the duopoly of Facebook and Google in the digital market. The News Media Association (NMA), have recently asked the government to help in the matter stating: “The value chain of digital news has become wildly out of step with the contribution that each player makes [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Naspers sells Allegro; Armis.Tech founded in France; UK viewability figures at 49%; TubeMogul and TVTY integrate; RadiumOne concentrate on creative; Improve Digital grow; and Total Media launch new division.
Strategic sale of Allegro
After announcing plans to sell Polish internet auction site Allegro earlier this year, Naspers have finally closed the deal: Allegro is sold to a [...]
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How does socialisation affect news consumption? Are publishers ready to adapt to these changing trends, or is their only option to quietly accept the fact that news production will forever languish behind social media? How can publishers thrive, despite the socialisation of news? Stephanie Himoff (pictured below), MD Northern Europe, Outbrain, writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, provides the main points publishers must consider to continue operating in this changing market.
In January 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Less ad fraud in UK; SpotX and Vemba partner; Integral Ad Science and AOL; Brandwatch expands to France; and new CEOs for iotec and Kiosked.
Ad fraud numbers falling in UK
The number of fraudulent ads in the UK has decreased by almost two-thirds in the past 12 months – at least when it comes to the ads tracked by measurement provider Integral Ad Science. [...]