What was the buzz around the office last week? Amazon's profitable Q1 thanks to advertising, more brands bringing programmatic in-house, and new features come to Gmail.
What was the buzz around the office last week? Local mobile ads are taking off in 2018, data delivery needs to happen faster, and what advertisers and publishers can look forward to with Google's upcoming ad-blocker.
Get ready for local ads on your mobile devices to increase this year. According to a recent forecast pure-play mobile ad spend will hit $19 billion. Due to the ability to capture audiences of all types, mobile is becoming the preferred method of demographic targeting. MediaPost explains how Facebook and Instagram are expected to account for the bulk of the spend.
Google announced that as of February 15th, 2018, Chrome will stop showing ads that don’t meet certain standards for quality. Bad news if you’re using ads that deliver subpar experiences. Good news if you’re using 33Across since our ads are compliant with the Better Ads Standards.Here’s what you need to know
What was the buzz around the office last week? MoPub gets more measurement tools, Buzzfeed opens their site up to display advertising, and the new ad-blocking Chrome.
Twitter-owned MoPub has recently updated their software, allowing publishers to provide better measurement to advertisers. With advertisers under intense pressure to measure performance, MoPub has integrated with Integral Ad Science as well as Moat to provide specifications. With viewability being a top metric, The Drum details how ad tech is shifting towards more measurement standards.
What was the buzz around the office last week? Google issues refunds from fake ad traffic, the FTC tells Amazon and Whole Foods to move forward, and mobile programmatic's expected rise.
As Google works towards offering marketers more transparency, they are issuing refunds for ads that ran on websites with fake traffic. These ads were brought using Google’s DoubleClick Bid Manager. Google has also offered to reimburse its “platform fee,” which typically accounts for up to 10% of a total ad buying purchase. While this may seem like a honorable move by Google, The Wall Street Journal details how some advertising advertising are unsatisfied with the gesture.
What was the buzz around the office last week? Investments in blockchain technology, tips for advertisers to increase transparency, and publishers using data to better their relationships with brands.
Publishers are standing up for themselves in brand new ways. In an effort to increase transparency in digital ad trading publishers are investing more in blockchain technology. Digiday explains how publishers have received funding from Google and are looking to reduce fraud within the ad tech ecosystem.
What was the buzz around the office last week? Google Attribution, net neutrality predictions, and Apple helping publishers monetize
With its new attribution tool, Google plans to measure credit card transactions post-ad impression. While this breakthrough will new great for buyers, this could also be a game-changer for publishers as well. With that, AdExchanger explains how publishers need to become good “two-way players.” Aligning content with advertiser interest and developing yield-optimizing insights are just a few of the ways publishers will be able to benefit from Google Attribution.
Last week Google announced that in 2018 Chrome will have its own ad blocker. By the end of 2017, EMarketer expects for the use of ad blockers to increase by double-digits therefore this move should come at no surprise. As publishers, Google's decision to block ads certain will likely affect you. To prepare your sites and inventory for this unprecedented yet expected move, here’s what you should know:
Welcome to the first installment of The Friday Fives! Twice a month we will feature members of Team 33Across to discuss hot topics, industry trends, and a few interesting life facts. First up we have our Chief Operations Officer, David Jacobs. Below are his thoughts on the Duopololy, fake news, and more.
So, what was the buzz around the office last week? Google takes their talents to the silver screen, free measurement tools will soon be available to all, and the threat that header bidding is bringing to ad tech.