Last Week Today: Ads.txt and Data, Programmatic Quality, and Facebook News

Posted by Erica Roane on Apr 4, 2018 4:36:12 PM

What was the buzz around the office last week? The side effects of Ads.txt, reform in measuring the effectiveness of programmatic advertising, and Facebook focuses more on local news.

1. Ads.txt and pricing models  

By now, more than half of the world’s websites which sell programmatic ads have adopted ads.txt. Launched by the IAB in an effort to combat fraud, the adoption of Ads.txt has increased the confidence that brands have in their ads which in return has marketers thinking of new ways to leverage their data. AdExchanger explains how a pricing model shift could be coming for ad tech which could include the fusion of lower prices, data licensing, and cost-of-media models

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Topics: ads.txt, facebook, data, programmatic

Last Week Today: Creating Quality Inventory, Snapchat Losses, and Facebook Monetization

Posted by Erica Roane on Nov 17, 2017 5:29:16 PM

What was the buzz around the office last week? How publishers can serve quality inventory, Snapchat takes a big hit, and Facebook allows publishers to monetize.  

1. How publishers can win with low supply  

With publishers moving towards private marketplaces, there is a shortage of quality supply within ad tech. To create better inventory, there are a number of things publishers can do to self-regulate. First, publishers can adhere to ads.txt get rid of bad actors and domain spoofing. Publishers can also react to video inventory, while it’s low in supply it’s what users want to consume. AdExchanger explains how striking the right balance between time and platform is the best interest of both publishers and advertisers.

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Topics: programmatic, private marketplace, ads.txt, monetization

Ads.txt | Be part of the solution

Posted by Anita Pollert on Jul 12, 2017 4:03:31 PM

Recently, the Interactive Advertising Bureau Tech Lab launched ads.txt to help increase transparency within the programmatic ecosystem. Ads.txt gives publishers better control over their inventory and in return protects buyers against unauthorized sellers. To help increase industry adoption, 33Across has communicated to our publisher partners to implement the ads.txt file to their site domain.  Ads.txt will also help publishers avoid experiencing a dip in revenue by being classified as an unauthorized seller. 

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Topics: ads.txt