Bill Gates On Ad Regulation; The Spread Of First-Price Auctions

Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Bill Gates On Ad Privacy Regulation poses a striking challenge to online ad sellers, “but I do think the big companies, as regulation comes, will be able to handle it,” says Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in a CNBC interview alongside Warren Buffett. “People don’tContinue reading »

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Google’s GDPR Consent Tool Will Limit Publishers To 12 Ad Tech Vendors

Google disclosed how it will help publishers obtain tracking consent from users during a call last week with the IAB Europe GDPR Transparency and Consent steering committee, and its approach could spell trouble for media and ad tech companies. The consent gathering tool, called “Funding Choices,” is in beta with some DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP)Continue reading »

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Penske Media Pilots ‘Player Bidding’ With SpotX And JW In A Bid To Boost Video Revenue

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Penske Media, the publisher of WWD, Variety and IndieWire and majority owner of Wenner Media, is doubling down on video across its portfolio. Its formats range from snackable, short-form clips and pre-roll to text-based video and more cinematic, long-form series. Although Penske’s video mix is diversified, monetizing that inventory to its fullest potential can beContinue reading »

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Publishers Tap AppNexus’ Prebid Video To Pump Up Programmatic Yield

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Although video header bidding is still nascent, early adopters are starting to see results. Social-heavy publisher Diply has been using AppNexus’ video header bidding solution Prebid Video since the end of last year to allow programmatic auctions to compete alongside its ad server –  Google’s DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). Customizing its header bidding wrapper helpsContinue reading »

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