AppNexus Has Quit The Industry’s Ad ID Consortium. Is This The End?

AppNexus’s new telco owner, AT&T, has withdrawn it from the Advertising ID Consortium, a shared industry cookie ID it co-founded last year along with other independent ad tech platforms. Adweek first reported the move on Thursday. Does the withdrawal spell curtains for the independent identity graph before it really got off the ground? The consortiumContinue reading »

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IZOD’s Latest Campaign Scores With In-House Marketing

An ad campaign launched this month by IZOD, the men’s fashion company, encapsulates the advantages of in-housing marketing, from creative strategy and production through post-campaign attribution. The company doesn’t work with outside agencies, but has an agency model that serves constituents within the company instead of various brand customers, said Mike Kelly, chief marketing officerContinue reading »

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The Big Platforms Are Giving Augmented Reality A Real Push

Augmented reality is about to hit its stride thanks to large media platforms, which are leading the way. Snap was early, but over the past 12 to 18 months, Facebook, Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba and others have all made big bets on AR by either investing in companies or creating (some might argue copying)Continue reading »

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GDPR And Consent: Calm Before The Storm?

“The Sell Sider” is a column written for the sell side of the digital media community. Today’s column is written by Alessandro De Zanche, an independent audience strategy consultant. A few days ago, I read an interesting exchange on Twitter. A well-respected newspaper editor-in-chief advocated for digital news being free, like the newspaper he had,Continue reading »

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Comic: Tech Regulation

A weekly comic strip from AdExchanger that highlights the digital advertising ecosystem… AdExchanger: Origins AdExchanger: Crisis In Ad City (Part I) AdExchanger: Crisis In Ad City (Part II) AdExchanger: Enter Malware (Part I) AdExchanger: Enter Malware (Part II) AdExchanger: Enter Malware (Part III) AdExchanger: Enter Malware (The Conclusion) AdExchanger: Angels And Startups AdExchanger: Rumble In Arbitrage PlazaContinue reading »

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End Nigh For Facebook’s Third-Party Data Integrations; Google Answers Senators On Gmail Privacy

Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Give And Take Marketers and agencies will lose access to third-party data integrations on Facebook on Oct. 1. As Digiday reports, ad buyers were never sure how much they were paying for that data when Facebook was making deals with providers, since those costsContinue reading »

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Adobe Will Buy Marketo For $4.75 Billion

Adobe said Thursday it has agreed to acquire the B2B marketing platform Marketo for $4.75 billion. It’s the biggest deal in Adobe’s history. And the cloud technology giant may be shelling out so much because Marketo’s B2B category strength could help as Adobe moves into media buying and ecommerce, à la TubeMogul and Magento, whereContinue reading »

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Sling TV Now Has Nielsen-Powered Audience Segments And Ad Delivery Verification

Advertisers on Dish’s video-on-demand service Sling TV can now power their addressable TV campaigns using Nielsen audience segments based on purchases and loyalty programs. Sling TV advertisers can also measure using Nielsen’s Digital Ad Ratings currency. These capabilities are available due to an expanded partnership between Dish’s media sales team and Nielsen, which the companiesContinue reading »

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The Big Story: The Strange Case Of The Vanishing Media Agencies

The Big Story is a breezy new podcast featuring a roundtable of AdExchanger editors talking about the biggest stories from the past week. It is available wherever you subscribe to podcasts. The temperature is cooling, the leaves are falling and the skies are turning the color of slate. It’s a time for mystery. This weekContinue reading »

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Magna: OTT Will Reach $2 Billion In 2018

Advertisers are moving over the top. Over-the-top TV (OTT) ad spend will grow 40% to reach $2 billion this year, according to Magna’s US Ad Spend Forecast Fall 2018, released Thursday. And addressable TV campaigns will reach $800 million in 2018. The uptick in OTT investment is driven by consumer adoption of smart TVs andContinue reading »

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