• DPC Send off Draft Decision Against Facebook; Kixeye Sellers to sue Stillfront Group

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: The Irish DPC have sent off their draft decision against Facebook; Kixeye sellers have filed a USD$30m (£21.9m) lawsuit against Stillfront Group; and Twitter announce a reconstruction ahead of performance ad growth.   DPC draft Facebook a [...]

  • Facebook Willing to Open Algorithms to Regulators; Sky Mavis Announce USD$152m Funding Round

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Facebook announce they would be happy to open their algorithms to regulators; Sky Mavis raise USD$152m (£111.6m) in a Series B funding round; and Homa Games raise USD$50m (£36.7m) in a Series A investment round.   Facebook [...]

  • Facebook Whistleblower Voices Concerns; YouTube Announce Video Action Campaign Extension

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce from around the globe. In this edition: Facebook whistleblower, Frances Haugen, discusses safety concerns during a 60 Minutes interview; YouTube announce they are expanding video [...]

  • Google Announces Ad Transparency Changes; Facebook’s CTO Steps Down

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Google announces changes to ad transparency; Facebook’s CTO steps down; and StreamElements raise USD$100m (£73.3m) in investment. Google announces new advertiser pages to increase ad transparency Google have announced changes to its ad disclosures to provide users [...]

  • Programmatic in JAPAC: Q&A with Andrew Tu, OpenX

    On Wednesday, 4 August, ExchangeWire and OpenX will launch an exclusive research report, examining the state of the programmatic industry in the Japan and Asia-Pacific (JAPAC) region, along with a live webcast to discuss the findings. Ahead of the launch, [...]

  • Has the Awkward First Date Led to a Match Made in Programmatic Heaven?

    A year on from the publication of the Programmatic Supply Chain Transparency study, Clare O’Brien, head of media effectiveness & performance at the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers (ISBA), reflects on the report’s findings, the current state of the programmatic [...]

  • Twitter Acquire Scrolls in Newsletter Push; Amazon's Ad Business Nears $7bn in Revenue

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Twitter acquire Scroll as they continue to pursue the newsletter space; revenue from Amazon’s ad business increases to almost USD $7bn; and TikTok announce plans for a European Transparency and Accountability Centre.   Twitter acquire Scroll as [...]

  • A Serious End Game is Playing Out for Rogue Programmatic Traders

    In this article written exclusively for ExchangeWire, Jonas Jaanimagi (pictured below), technology lead at IAB Australia, explains how the IAB Tech Lab will help the industry rid itself of rogue programmatic traders. The mechanics of automated digital advertising are regularly compared [...]

  • Google Begins FLoC Testing; IAB Releases Buy-Side Tech Specs for Comment

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Google begins FLoC testing; IAB releases buy-side tech specs for comment; and GroundTruth acquires Addy. Google begins FLoC testing Google has announced that its third-party cookie alternative for the Chrome browser, Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), has [...]

  • 2021 Predictions: Data, Transparency and Privacy

    With tougher regulations and higher consumers consciousness, data, and what companies do with it, was a key topic throughout 2020. With players across the industry working tirelessly to develop privacy-centric solutions that can provide marketers with valuable data whilst building [...]