PubMatic’s latest Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) focuses on in-app advertising and what’s been happening in this space during the second quarter of 2018. Trends include the key role apps have had in driving mobile ad spend, the increasing use of private marketplaces (PMPs) by advertisers, and in-app fuelling mobile video, writes Roger Williams (pictured below), VP, international marketing, PubMatic, in this piece for ExchangeWire. Covering April to July 2018, the report straddled the pre- and post-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [...]
Data science has increasingly been at the forefront of developments in advertising and marketing technology; and with very good reason. In the video space, data science is a crucial element for ensuring brand objectives are met against billions of data signals. In this piece for ExchangeWire, Dr Jon Morra, vice president, data science, Zefr, details the three components of data science in delivering those objectives for brands advertising on YouTube. We believe that advertisers and brands should be able [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: AU Broadcasters Looking to Build Centralised Briefing Portal; APAC Luxury Online Ad Spend Grows 25%, Though Print Remains Primary Channel; Alibaba Buys Stake in Digital Marketing Firm; Amobee Outbids Auction Competitors to Acquire Videology Assets; and Tencent Leads China Subscription OTT Video. AU Broadcasters Looking to Build Centralised Briefing Portal A group of free-to-air and pay TV broadcasters in [...]
APAC Sees Growing CTV Demand, But Lack of Standardised Audience Verification Plagues Market, Q&A with Juliette Stead, APAC VP, Telaria.
Demand for connected TV (CTV) is growing across Asia-Pacific, but the lack of audience verification standards and viewability metrics remain key challenges that need to be resolved. Furthermore, media buyers need to better understand audience behaviour so they can reach valuable and engaged audiences, according to Juliette Stead, Telaria’s Asia-Pacific vice president. In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Stead notes that having strong demographic targeting options can address some concerns around accuracy and wastage, but urges the need for programmatic buyers to be [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: On Trend with Location-Based Campaigns; QuanticMind Introduces New Bidding Optimisation Capabilities; Tremor Video DSP Partners with Dstillery; Live Video Ad Views Continue to Increase; and Exponential Launches VDX Video Solution. On Trend with Location-Based Campaigns Location-based advertising has recently become popular, thanks to the ability to provide insights into consumer behaviour. According to a survey of 120 UK digital marketers conducted by GroundTruth in April 2018, [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: China to Spend Most Time Watching Online Video; AU Users Find Most Biz Experience Disconnected; IAB SG Elects New Leadership Team; Most AU Consumers Don’t Know How Apps Use Their Data; Sizmek Offers Bundled Programmatic Dynamic Creative Ads; and AANA Reviews Gender Guidance for Ads. China to Spend Most Time Watching Online Video Consumers in China, by 2020, will [...]
Content recommendation specialists Taboola have just celebrated 10 years in business. Among other things, ExchangeWire talks to Adam Singolda (pictured below), founder and CEO, Taboola, about the development of the company, the David vs Goliath fight against walled gardens, and the impact of GDPR on the advertising industry. ExchangeWire: Taboola announced projected revenue of USD$1bn (£754.98m) this year. To what do you owe your success? Adam Singolda: We have been in the discovery/recommendation industry for 10 years and our business has evolved [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Ad Blocking Rates on the Decrease Since 2016; New Majority Stakeholder for Integral Ad Science; Outbrain Acquires AdNgin; Fyber Supplies FairBid Mechanism to Facebook Audience Network; Video Study: Longform Video Ads Keep Users Engaged; and Amobee Integrates with ownerIQ. Ad Blocking Rates on the Decrease Since 2016 Monitoring ad blocking activities for the past two years, a two-year ad blocking audit among the members [...]
Asia-Pacific is a diverse region with varying audiences, but advertisers can still push video content tailored to serve the different markets by tapping data such as weather, location, and time of day. Brands in the region increasingly are turning to video to better engage consumers. To do so effectively will require an understanding of nuances across the different markets, according to Henry Schenker, Asia-Pacific vice president of Innovid. The video marketing platform recently opened its second Asia-Pacific office in Singapore, [...]
When King launched its ad business nearly two years ago, you sensed a struggle within the company between the burgeoning ad business and its well-established in-app monetisation strategy. The company has nearly 400 million MAUs, and there was clearly an opportunity to monetise that user with an ad model. Video ads, with their high CPMs, was the logical option for King. The problem, as I saw it, was the length of the video ad on their mobile games.