Lack of User Growth Sends Twitter Stock Down 11% Whilst Rubicon Stock Soars with Strong Revenue Growth
Twitter stock fell by 11% yesterday following disappointing Q2 2015 earnings. Although revenue was up, the lack of user growth has shaken market confidence.
– Q2 revenue of $502m, up 61% year-over-year (at constant currencies, revenue would have increased 68%)
– Advertising revenue totalled $452m, an increase of 63% year-over-year (71% at constant currencies)
– Mobile advertising revenue was 88% of total advertising revenue
– Data licensing and other revenue totalled $50m, an increase of 44% year-over-year
– US revenue totalled $321m, an increase of [...]
Europe’s mega ad tech/digital advertising/digital media week is nearly upon us – when senior level agency, marketer and tech execs descend on Cologne with big volume deals to sign and custom algos to flog.
All of this will of course be kicked off on Monday September 14, by the must-attend event of the year, namely ATS London .
Yes, readers, it’s time to stuff your suitcases with ill-fitting lederhosen and book those flights.
ATS London remains the biggest and best programmatic event [...]
There is an immense amount of consolidation and diversification in the technology marketplace. Neil Nguyen, President and CEO, Sizmek, speaks exclusively to ExchangeWire about what these changes mean for marketers and how their roles are impacted.
Neil Nguyen: As the ad tech industry matures, many of the larger players are looking to expand their digital advertising offering through acquisition, rather than spending time developing technologies that already exist. This will benefit marketers looking to build, target, [...]
This week’s Roundup brings news about another partnership that Melt DSP announced in Brazil; a debate about the legal perspective of programmatic buying in the same country, which is known for its unique approach and rules for the advertising industry; and data from a recent study by PwC and IAB North America, showing the market share of programmatic media — a great market still concentrated in the hands of some ad tech players.
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Have smartphones become the default for news?
Globally, 66% of smartphone owners use this device to access news at least once a week. For one quarter, a smartphone is the primary access point for news, according to the [...]
The rise of programmatic ad trading and the entry of generation Z to the workforce has resulted in new approaches to talent acquisition and retention. Wayne Blodwell, Head of Programmatic at iProspect spoke to ExchangeWire about today’s best talent, what motivates them, and what’s the talent of the future.
Finding the proverbial needle in a haystack
iProspect have a team dedicated to programmatic and hiring people for roles within this team has been difficult over the last 12 months since launching. Finding [...]
In this week’s ExchangeWire European Weekly Roundup: ad tech companies push EU to investigate Google dominance; Nikkei buys FT for $1.2bn; ad tech is killing the online experience, allegedly; and ATS London, more speakers announced and tickets selling fast.
Ad tech companies push EU to investigate Google dominance
The FT reports this week that several ad tech companies, including AppNexus and OpenX, are pushing the [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: APAC mobile search ad spend climbs 69%; SEA viewers prefer shorter video ads; Geniee adds Vietnamese language to its ad classification system; Japan ad spend to hit $35.5bn in 2015; AOL Platforms brings in SEA business lead; and ExchangeWire calls up APAC programmatic survey participants.
APAC mobile search ad spend climbs 69%
Search ad spend across the Asia-Pacific region, [...]
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ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, ExchangeWire, head of research and analysis. In this week’s edition: UK ad viewability falls below 50%; US programmatic spend reaches record $10.1bn; UK agencies see programmatic native as major opportunity; and majority of Brits want BBC license fee scrapped.
Ad viewability is declining in the UK
In the UK, online ad viewability fell to 49% in Q2 2015, a 7% decline from [...]
Programmatic display ad spend (desktop and mobile) is a $9 billion market that is expanding at almost 30% a year. Spend is expected to exceed $30 billion in 2019, according to the latest report from The Boston Consulting Group, with similar figures reported this month by the IAB. Raj Dhanda, business development director at VisualDNA talks exclusively to ExchangeWire about the creative and targeting issues [...]
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